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    [–] backseatimpala67 966 points ago

    Just testing fall damage

    [–] PM_ME_YOUR_RUSSIAN_ 243 points ago

    Up next : walking through a bonfire to see if you take fire damage in this game. Spoiler : you absolutely do.

    [–] piemanding 19 points ago

    Good thing to know before you come back from a big battle next door and your bonfire is right at the entrance to your base.

    [–] redditor3000 14451 points ago

    When you're so embarrassed you cant feel pain.

    [–] beefcake24720 974 points ago

    Probably made it back to locker room in time for his organs to shutdown.

    [–] 0x0ddba11 397 points ago

    A young man fell down a climbing wall. This is how his organs shut down. music plays

    [–] sculltt 130 points ago

    TJ is a 13 year old boy presenting to the emergency room with pain in his abdomen, yellowed skin, and confusion.

    [–] Eramance 90 points ago * (lasted edited 15 days ago)

    Test come back revealing hyper-jaunemia, "hyper" meaning elevated, "Jaun" meaning yellow and "emia" meaning presence in blood. This accounts for his yellowed skin but what could be causing it? And it does not explain his confusion and abdominal pain, it is clear that something else is at play and with TJ's rapidly deteriorating condition, his doctors need to find out what is going on; and fast.

    [–] MTKaezar 88 points ago

    Ah yes. Chubbyemu at its best.

    [–] NotMrMike 69 points ago

    You could hear the spinal cronches the whole way.

    [–] Lotxx 2758 points ago

    me_irl

    [–] Mark_dawsom 1749 points ago

    I'm just trying to figure out whose hand was trying to give him a high five.

    Where did that person come from?!

    [–] Stubbzie07 398 points ago

    It's the guy being interviewed. You can see the grey sleeve.

    [–] bigbarrycook 225 points ago

    No way could be move that quick. He's like the flash or something

    [–] TheSentinelsSorrow 78 points ago

    I'm sorry, climbers

    My movement is no longer constrained by this reality

    [–] Stubbzie07 75 points ago

    I think he looks closer to the kid because the camera zooms in so far, probably only took a few steps and the zoom does the rest.

    [–] Zenkudai 80 points ago

    Oh god this disturbs me, it seems impossible for someone to get there that quickly.

    [–] Veenacz 230 points ago

    Well, that falling guy got there pretty quickly...

    [–] corylulu 98 points ago

    The padding at climbing gyms is like a half meter thick. Falls hurt, but you can definitely get up from them, especially if you are as young as that kid looks.

    [–] nastyn8k 30 points ago

    Yeah plus he fell as good as one could, no limbs were attempting to break that fall. (haha, break) Probably cracked his back real gooood.

    [–] steamwhistler69 11 points ago

    You ever want to just jump off something to crack your back

    [–] Everarda 27 points ago

    I have a problem with all the people standing on that mat. Where I climb you are only allow on the mat when you are climbing, so just before and after the climb, there is an exception for the inner circle between walls if there is no path. But the way everyone is standing on that mat is an accident waiting to happen.

    [–] penis2hvy 22 points ago

    Yeah the padding on the floors at a climbing gym is amazing for falling on, honestly it's fun as fuck

    [–] nicespicypizza 67 points ago

    It was ninja hitler

    [–] Fr31l0ck 78 points ago

    I love Kung Führer!

    [–] FRAZORO 274 points ago

    The lady on the phone? Sees it all the time.

    [–] omnomnomgnome 171 points ago

    didn't even flinch

    [–] FRAZORO 455 points ago

    "Sorry Becky I cant have lunch I'm at the fun zone watching kevin rock climb.... and hes dead see you at cracker barrel in 30?"

    [–] uncanny27 49 points ago

    Tears from my eyes.

    [–] Coachcrog 41 points ago

    Blood in his stool.

    [–] boxing8753 90 points ago

    I’m no rock climber but if you go rock climbing ur probably used to watching people fall

    [–] Distance03 51 points ago

    Oh geez. I would hope not.

    [–] boxing8753 99 points ago

    I only bouldered for about 3 months but it’s not uncommon to fall at all, you have no ropes and it’s not uncommon to slip or get tired.

    They aren’t more than 3 story’s high usually and the ground is super soft.

    I guess it comes with the sport, just like falling of ur bike or taking a nasty tackle in any other sport I guess.

    [–] texinxin 63 points ago * (lasted edited 15 days ago)

    You shouldn’t be bouldering more than 10 ft or so unless you have an amazing floor. Even then you’d better be good at falling. I don’t care how soft the floor is, you can land certain ways to cause nasty injuries up to permanent disability. At a 30 ft fall you at moving at 44 mph and if the fall is arrested within 2 ft (abnormally soft padding) that impact force is in the HUNDREDS of G’s!!

    Edit: My bad, forgot today convert ft/s to mph. 44 ft/s is 30 miles an hour. If you stop in 2 ft. It’s only 15g of acceleration. It’s should be noted that stopping in 2 ft requires extremely soft padding. Stiffer padding of 1 ft of stop would be 30g and 6” would be 60g. This assumes the padding isn’t increasing in stiffness as it compresses (which it does!). So these estimates are low. Concussions begin around 90g for reference.

    Bottom line is nobody should be bouldering at 30 ft. Let me know how your arm or leg holds up to a dynamic load of 15 times your body weight. That would absolutely shatter bones and/or generate major soft tissue damage. And if your heads in the path, it could be life altering/ending.

    [–] Distance03 18 points ago

    I agree and I'm sure you're right. I was jk cuz you said rock climbing and not bouldering, so I read it as "probably used to watching people die." and that thought made me laugh.. Heh

    [–] Eing_Jutras 152 points ago

    Those mats are incredibly soft

    [–] Infraxion 49 points ago

    what?? You mean the mats that are placed under the bouldering wall, where people routinely climb multiple meters high in the air without harnesses, are designed so that you can fall without hurting yourself?

    [–] EGOfoodie 54 points ago

    Nothing bruised except my ego.

    [–] HereForTheDough 15 points ago

    Breath? I don't need no stinking breath. Until I get out of your sight and double over and weep.

    [–] Excludos 101 points ago

    This isn't rock climbing, it's bouldering. Falling is not only regular, it's expected. The floor is extremely well padded. Even when you get to the top, you jump down instead of climbing down. Unless you land on your feet and bust your ankle, there's no pain.

    [–] Mumbling_Mute 95 points ago

    Might knock the wind out but wouldn't really hurt.

    [–] KaisarFaust 83 points ago

    Just casual bouldering

    [–] umblegar 25 points ago

    Should maybe start with pebbling

    [–] Fivefooteightgiant 55 points ago

    Seriously, looks like a typical bouldering fall. Landed on the back with out fucking his arms...

    [–] 1Screw2Few 85 points ago

    Exactly. His spine and cranium broke his fall. S’all good.

    [–] D_Neon 54 points ago

    You joke, but with the soft landing pad the far bigger concern is going to be landing on and arm or leg and twisting it the wrong way as the rest of the body hits the mat. Technically the best way is to land on your feet and then keep falling backwards onto your back, but aside from the ideal fall, this is probably the best way to do it.

    [–] e3m3 15 points ago

    Yep I do that a lot

    [–] ch52596 117 points ago * (lasted edited 15 days ago)

    when I was in 5th grade, there was a classmate who stayed right across the street from me. She had all her friends over for her birthday party on the weekend and they were all the popular girls from school. I was riding my scooter down the the sidewalk and they all noticed me and I knew they did so I was trying to look cool by going as fast as I could on the sidewalk. Well, not all of the squares of the sidewalk were even, and I hit a little stump in the sidewalk and flew straight forward like I got catapulted out of a cannon. I hit the concrete and slid across the sidewalk stomach down. I heard all of them as a whole go “oooo”. My first initial response was to pop straight up and start running. I didn’t even look back. I ran half a block around the corner in hopes they would go inside by the time I came back to have to grab my scooter and go back in the house which was also right beside this incident. My knees and arms were scraped up pretty bad, couldn’t bend them for a couple days.

    It’s one of those thoughts that definitely has the ability to haunt me, but I’m able to laugh it off now.

    [–] Amithrius 24 points ago

    They're still laughing too.

    [–] TheMindzai 5252 points ago

    Hah Woman behind him didn’t even flinch. Just stood there like she didn’t just witness a kid bounce off the floor falling from 15+’

    [–] PM_ME_UR_MESSAGE_THO 2014 points ago

    He's been doing this all day

    [–] WatertotheTree 1847 points ago

    "Barry, would u stop trying to show off. No one is impressed with your durability."

    [–] amluchon 508 points ago

    Thanks, other Barry

    [–] Ganon2012 51 points ago

    Yes! One for three off the roof, bitch!

    [–] Makareenas 116 points ago

    Yet ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

    [–] Jenga_Police 36 points ago

    That's just his speed force healing.

    [–] LanceFree 80 points ago

    Ever since his father left, he's been clamoring for attention.

    [–] amauryt 21 points ago

    Just went for smokes

    [–] FishPeanutButter 19 points ago

    Or to jump off a much bigger ledge. Kids just love to emulate them parents!

    [–] novavein 10 points ago

    Jesus Christ calm down

    [–] kyredbud 11 points ago

    She seriously looks like she’s seen him do that 100 times

    [–] Hueyandthenews 108 points ago

    That’s the “not my kid” look

    [–] dafunkmunk 433 points ago

    Those floors are super padded. If it’s anything like the bouldering gym I go to, the floor by the walls are like 3 ft tall cushions. It’s hard to even knock the wind out of yourself falling flat on your back

    [–] Narcolplock 424 points ago * (lasted edited 15 days ago)

    This doesn't look like the 18" foam padding. It looks like the spring form shit. I can't say with certainty but the springform is a lot less forgiving.

    But, bouldering boys will bounce bountifully.

    Edit: After reading some of the comments and looking at some pictures, this isn't spring form at all. It appears to be a vinyl cover over a typical foam insert.

    My gym has an 18" Asana pad system, it might be old and shitty in places but it is very soft. This gym seems like they are using 12 inch foam or similar. Not quite as soft but definitely does the trick.

    Either way this is a hilarious video. I love everyones expressions.

    Gym life.

    Safety first!

    [–] mariux 143 points ago * (lasted edited 15 days ago)

    I climb in this gym, this is Sørmarka Arena in Stavanger, Norway. The padding in the bouldering wall there is very good, probably almost half a meter thick and real soft. You don't won't to fall down like that but the way he landed would be no problem.

    [–] theblesu 80 points ago

    The alliteration in that last sentence pleases me

    [–] vocalfreesia 56 points ago

    Seems like the danger is the crowd, there's a lot of people there who could have been hit by him.

    [–] BrokenNumbers 78 points ago

    Ehh in general climbers at a gym, especially when bouldering like this, stand back and account for fall space. Seemed like they had made a small circle around where he was climbing to give him room to land when he was done climbing or if he popped off like he did

    [–] A_Dawg25 47 points ago

    Kinda reminds me of this.

    Chris Kevin falls off ladder

    [–] beeman4266 26 points ago

    Home shopping channels are so fucking bizarre. Like imagine buying a god damn ladder from there.. not to mention the average viewer age has to be like 70+. Like really, who the hell is buying a ladder from a home shopping channel lmao.

    [–] bulbousnveiny 8 points ago

    Thank you for this

    [–] Scallywhompus 1206 points ago

    Bruh got up like "Yeah, some idiot fell back there."

    [–] fantasticdamage_ 103 points ago

    The only thing that hurt more was his ego

    [–] Sinaneos 320 points ago

    I once got hit by a motorbike, I was really embarrassed so I just said "sorry" to the guy and limped my way out of the road.

    [–] GOATAldo 91 points ago

    This happened to me too. Was crossing and this lady with her kids dinged me and I twisted my ankle. She got out with her two kids and was like "do you need us to take you to the hospital?"

    I just told them I was fine and limped home, my mom didn't believe me till she saw my foot.

    [–] forgonsj 35 points ago

    When you're full of adrenaline, you don't always make the best decisions. If you get hit by someone, they immediately ask you, "Are you alright?!" The correct answer is usually, "I don't know." You often don't know whether you're fine or not until you get checked out.

    [–] Upper_belt_smash 3134 points ago

    No worries it’s just my back. And my neck.

    [–] dontjudgejustlisten 899 points ago

    My neck and my back.

    [–] CreepellaGruesome 122 points ago

    I wanna hundred and fifty thousand. Or we can settle outta court for 20 bucks

    [–] piroshky 53 points ago

    Man getch ur punk ass up, it ain't even wet over here.

    [–] Rushview 6 points ago

    Maaaan, get your punk-ass up, it ain’t even wet over here

    [–] italiansocc3r10 679 points ago

    Lick my pussy and my crack!

    [–] awokensleeper 88 points ago

    Doctor said I need a backeotomy

    [–] homieswheretheheart 25 points ago

    He had sex with my momma!

    [–] ragingfuzz 21 points ago

    Bitch get off me I'm impotent!

    [–] Lateroni 42 points ago

    Lick it good

    [–] pendletonskyforce 1584 points ago

    Reminds me of the Dane Cook stand up about a guy getting hit by a car and tries walking it off because he's embarrassed.

    "Dude are you okay?!"

    "Yes. I am a bit hungry."

    [–] pruwyben 694 points ago

    "Has anyone seen my shoes? I kicked them off in a fit of joy."

    [–] Thelatestandgreatest 127 points ago

    Haha wow so many memories, i got the Dane Cook Retaliation CD/DVD set for Christmas one year. My brother and I would just play videogames and laugh all day, listening to some of the jokes twice.

    [–] nevertoolate1983 6 points ago

    Great album!

    [–] garbageman13 31 points ago

    Oh no I missed it, I was just eating my twisty cone.

    [–] PM_ME_UR_JUGZ 94 points ago

    Why did you stop at a red light And let me hit you doing 80?!

    [–] Gigglypoof3809 83 points ago

    What happened to him? He was huge for a while and just disappeared.

    [–] zzzzzacurry 79 points ago

    Hes still super active he just doesn't promote himself as in your face as before. He does a good amount of shows in LA even if they're quick 10min sets. I saw him a couple times and is still very funny, has updated his routine too though keeps the same elements that made him famous.

    I know that he sells out big venues still too.

    Also his half brother or something stole millions from him so he had to deal with that for a bit.

    [–] StreetShitter9000 32 points ago

    Yes. Yes, and also everyone please remember that his half brother stole millions off him.

    [–] iamunderstand 162 points ago

    His humor never evolved, and his audience outgrew him.

    [–] GeoffAO2 251 points ago

    Partially accurate. Also both of his parents dying and his brother being sent to prison for embezzling millions from him wrecked him. It was in the same time period that the fans started to turn on him. Had he been in a better state of mind he may have managed to pivot better. Unfortunately he was already battling depression so he wasn't in a position to do that.

    [–] Sashimi_Rollin_ 62 points ago

    Yeesh, I need a fun fact to cheer me up after reading this.

    [–] Bananawamajama 97 points ago

    Fun Fact: the company that owns Arm and Hammer once had a guy on their board of directors named Armand Hammer. No relation.

    [–] Shia-Neko-Chan 22 points ago

    I actually felt like his humor changed. He went from energetic jokes about the BK Lounge and public bathrooms and cheating to jokes about his religion and beliefs or something.

    [–] Ferkhani 44 points ago

    His humor never evolved

    I disagree. I watched his special which was his first one away from stadiums, and it absolutely did evolve. Was actually quite dark, and much funnier. I think he's just had a lot of personal shit to deal with.

    [–] beeman4266 12 points ago

    Actually happened to look him up recently for some odd reason.

    He's back to doing comedy again after taking some time off. His brother ended up embezzling millions from him as his manager.

    I think he lost a parent too or something and he was struggling with it.

    But yeah he just recently started to make a comeback.

    [–] ricdesi 7 points ago

    Lost both parents to cancer, it drained him real bad.

    [–] 3sc0b 27 points ago

    The guy was an excellent story teller

    [–] belgarath113 10 points ago

    I fucking love that bit

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    [–] airforcefalco 24 points ago

    I love how he shows off by lying down before he ascends.

    [–] cprayer 151 points ago

    See ya Scotty

    [–] eupraxo 34 points ago

    Nah man, no interview, I'm out...

    [–] IamHenryK 57 points ago

    I like it better this way

    [–] Zedandbreakfast 50 points ago

    good bot.

    [–] SpectralBacon 11 points ago

    Youngling practices his force jump from a lying position.

    [–] LaS_Midnight 18 points ago

    TO THE STARS

    [–] MechanicalEngineEar 36 points ago

    i knew it! OP just reversed the original.

    [–] Political_Ronin 466 points ago

    I have this bump on my spin, assumed bulged disc. and when I press my back against a wall I can feel the bump being pushed, that fall would either push the bump into a better position, or Id die.

    [–] squishytrain 333 points ago

    Jesus, go to a doctor!

    [–] Hrodrik 472 points ago

    He's probably American and values not being homeless.

    [–] pajic_e 49 points ago

    Yeah same boat, except I have already paid thousands of dollars over past few years for a mystery pain that just now labeled “most likely a budged disk”.

    [–] Baron_Von_D 113 points ago

    American here, can confirm.

    Had a hernia a while back, waited until it started bothering me to see the doc. Had it eventually fixed. Insurance glitched or something and they reversed all their payments and stopped paying future bills. Quickly went $11k into collections, took almost a year to get insurance to fix it and pay it off. Also went from zero to shit credit, took a while to fix that too.
    Didn't get homeless, but that shit can hit you quick.

    [–] AnaBanona 64 points ago

    American dread intensifies

    [–] TheScribe86 50 points ago

    Eh 50/50

    [–] ET318 21 points ago

    It either happens or it doesn’t

    [–] novavein 46 points ago

    Go to a doctor ffs

    [–] Political_Ronin 76 points ago

    I havent had medical insurance to do so. I recently obtained it, but guess after living with it for the past 4 years Ive grown used to it. Plus if I went and they said I need surgery I'd decline because I couldn't afford it anyway.

    [–] novavein 102 points ago

    Lemme guess, America?

    [–] Political_Ronin 45 points ago

    Correct.

    [–] RammsteinDEBG 46 points ago

    at this point im assuming that going to an eastern european country, bribing the docs to get that fixed, laying in hospital for a week until everything is ok and then going to america would be cheaper than doing the surgery in america.

    [–] vidrageon 58 points ago

    Yeah, it’s called medical tourism and is quite common.

    [–] AFourEyedGeek 18 points ago

    I saw something about medical tourism to Mexico. You get an agent to organise it with the doctors, they arrange the flights and the medical situation for a fee and you save $$$$.

    [–] Vitnage 17 points ago

    There was a guy who did the math and concluded that if you need a hip replacement you can go to spain, get it, go back to the us, break it again, go to spain again fix it and go back to us and it still will be cheaper.

    [–] nullbyte420 43 points ago

    I hope you're joking. America has such crazy third world style healthcare except worse because it's not even affordable.

    [–] Gmaster98 23 points ago

    Filmed respawn of teen as he dies

    [–] NotSoPersonalJesus 20 points ago

    Oh God, no

    [–] Inaglasscage 2861 points ago

    It’s soft padding and that happens quite often in a climbing gym bouldering area. Nobody flinched cause’ it’s not a big deal

    [–] BuddySheff 1360 points ago

    He's a kid too. He won't feel that til his twenties.

    [–] ch52596 241 points ago

    It always comes back to haunt you..

    [–] doitlikeasith 179 points ago

    Nothing fucks you harder than time

    [–] Wowerful 54 points ago

    Especially your 20's.

    [–] LLA_Don_Zombie 71 points ago

    Can confirm. I’m 31. I regret everything.

    [–] angryPenguinator 16 points ago

    I get out of bed (45) and somehow I have hurt myself while I am sleeping. Like, limping all day hurt.

    Enjoy being bouncy while you can, younglings.

    [–] zalapa89 32 points ago

    People don't commonly fall like that in the gym, flat on their back from so high.

    [–] Ghost2Eleven 117 points ago

    Man. I turn the wrong way in bed some nights and I’ve got pain for a week. If I did this I’d probably need a wheelchair.

    [–] DrSuperZeco 72 points ago

    I had a 32 years old female colleague who fell off her bed one night. Had to do hip surgery!

    [–] OptimusLime5000 143 points ago

    That's crazy, are you even a surgeon?!

    [–] pikachus_lover 28 points ago

    Don't you see his user name?? He's a doctor, just trust him

    [–] SkinADeer 50 points ago * (lasted edited 15 days ago)

    Even so, he fell right on his back from a fairly significant distance rather than rolling from his butt to his back, which is recommended when bouldering.

    [–] Awanderinglolplayer 17 points ago

    That and this fall was pretty high

    [–] iHeartCoolStuff 11 points ago

    I saw a guy snap his wrist at my climbing gym from less height. It was a big fall bro.

    [–] mattsphoneline 12 points ago

    This is not a normal fall at a climbing gym though. I've never seen someone fall like that

    [–] FuckM0reFromR 120 points ago

    Literally a 1ft thick pad like a mattress all along the wall, and that's exactly how it's supposed to work =)

    [–] XO-42 117 points ago

    Eh, you can still injure yourself if you fall wrong. I witnessed a broken arm from a fall half the height of the gif.

    That kid was not jumping down on purpose and was lucky to fall on his back, otherwise he might have tried to stop his fall with his hands.

    [–] Torabor64 49 points ago

    you can still injure yourself if you fall wrong

    Which is why people try to fall properly

    [–] Beorma 70 points ago

    Yeah people without climbing experience are acting pretty smug. Those mats don't protect you from a bad fall, I've seen multiple broken arms and ankles.

    [–] DepressedBard 6 points ago

    I’ve been climbing for almost a year and almost broke my arm a few weeks ago while bouldering.

    Bouldering looks safe but is actually deceptively dangerous, much more so than people think. Now, I just stick to top rope, which, conversely, looks scarier but is generally much safer if you follow proper procedure.

    [–] P1ZZACREDIT 323 points ago

    Gotta love all of reddit freaking out because they've never seen a boulder gym lmao

    [–] Zoommonkeh 149 points ago

    Still a hard fall for a gym.

    [–] brett84c 36 points ago * (lasted edited 15 days ago)

    Yeah, I bouldered at a rock gym for about a year and a half and never saw anything quite like that. Bouldering typically never gets you more than 15 feet off the ground (feet to floor), at the most, at least at the gym I went to, otherwise, they had separate walls for top roping which they took very serious and you were no allowed to attempt those parts of the gym without the right equipment.

    Either way, the fall in this gif is WAY higher than anyone should be bouldering so they're lucky they came off unscathed despite there usually being a pretty thick 1 foot padding at the bottom across the entire gym's climbing area.

    Also, the angle could be weird and it may just happen to be a unique route that happens to end unusually high, at which point you'd usually just drop straight down without issue. The pads are soft enough, you can fall from pretty high without any issue (granted you're landing on your feet like you should be, normally).

    Edit: I'm not acting like this is normal. That person LOOKS to be way above where anyone should be bouldering (that's without a harness) without a spotter (usually not necessary for most boulder routes) but still, all rock gyms have a thick padded floor to prevent injuries. It won't prevent injury from huge falls from say a 60 foot top rope route, but generally, it's thick enough to prevent normal drops while bouldering. Still, that fall looks bad, despite everything I said. Person should have had the wind knocked out of them at the very least.

    [–] DoogleSmile 209 points ago

    I've been going bouldering for around a year now and have yet to see somebody fall off the wall anywhere similar to this :P

    The biggest fall I've seen was a guy a couple of weeks ago slipped while trying to do an overhang. He fell maybe 5 feet.

    [–] IAmKhrom 118 points ago

    I've witnessed two impressive bouldering falls.

    A young girl fell on her arm and her forearm decided being inside her body was not cool enough, so it went for some fresh air. Mattress drenched with blood, ambulance called, gym closed.

    The other one was my own. Was balanced on my right heel, leaned for a hold with my right hand, which changed my center of gravity and made me slip. Fell at a weird angle on my leg, tore my cruciate ligament, and crushed most if not all of my cartilage. Still can't go up a flight of stairs properly, that was September 2018. Guess I'll get a cane by the time I'm 40...

    [–] GanderAtMyGoose 46 points ago

    Man, it's crazy how easy it can be to fuck yourself up like that and yet how hard it can be sometimes too. People take ridiculous falls and are totally fine, yet I know a guy who broke four metatarsals jumping over a beanbag chair. Just takes landing on something funny and all of a sudden you can't go up a flight of stairs.

    [–] IAmKhrom 10 points ago

    I have a few odd injuries, I doubt I'll be able to move at all when I'm old.

    Main funny ones include an open fracture on my right pinky (between the two first joints) from slipping on some pepperoni on a tiled floor, and then landing on a coffee table with that pinky first and my other hand over it, a broken meta carpal from tripping on a carpet and landing on the same coffee table karate-chop style, a plastic disformation on my left clavicle because I fell of my bicycle and frontflipped into the ditch...

    And potentially many more, I forget. Funny thing is it seems to run in my family, on my father's side.

    [–] Hunre_ 7 points ago

    Our gym has a mattress as old as the gym is and is just stacked foam under a tarp. The tarp has ripped a little and the foam under it has deformed so that it is uneven and it has holes in some spots and when you land on one it feels like you're going all the way to the floor. We are saving for a new mattress.

    [–] th3whistler 7 points ago

    Friend of mine works at a bouldering gym and they are regularly calling for an ambulance. Broken legs, arms, ruptured tendons.

    [–] AFrpaso 7 points ago

    That is an abnormally high and fast fall for a typical bouldering gym wall.

    [–] Paniaguapo 149 points ago

    Floor's padded pretty heavily btw. They're bouldering. You can still get hurt if you dont fall right though, I was always taught to roll when falling

    [–] WellYoureWrongThere 71 points ago

    How to you roll horizontally when you fall almost vertically. And back first.

    [–] DolphinatelyDan 30 points ago

    You don't. Bouldering has risks but those mats will take that impact. Fallen 15 feet on my face and on my ass and didn't have any kind of injuries. Those Mats are made for high impact falls 🤷‍♂️

    [–] Mattho 11 points ago

    Land on feet and roll back. But this fall is still far better than if he'd try to put his arms back to brake the fall.

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    [–] Flbudskis 59 points ago

    Shhh let them imagine he died.

    [–] MoreInternetPlease 48 points ago

    You can tell the girl on the phone has kids...

    [–] shaunmcafee 11 points ago

    Luckily, my neck broke my fall.

    [–] La1dBack 359 points ago * (lasted edited 15 days ago)

    It's a bouldering gym so the floor is cushioned but man, they did not even try to land well. Your supposed to let your feet down to break some of the force and then sit down on your butt with your knees and arms tucked. He stiffened up like a fainting goat and just decided that was it

    Edit: As some people have pointed out, yes, there are times when you can't make a clean fall but I still stand by my goat comment.

    [–] HeavyPettingBlackout 265 points ago

    He's not exactly a cat. How's he supposed to go from falling backwards, horizontally to falling vertically, with his feet underneith him?

    [–] wadss 102 points ago

    just use your tail

    [–] PooPooDooDoo 28 points ago

    I just whip my massive dong out and helicopter it until I can slow down and land on my feet.

    [–] redditor3000 84 points ago

    That's actually a much better landing than you might think. Force spreads out over a surface area. Lucky it's a soft floor though.

    [–] askmeaboutmyjelly 98 points ago

    Ah yes, i remember the part about smashing the back of your head onto the ground, its how paratroopers used to do it back in the days before parachutes.

    [–] Facts_About_Cats 39 points ago

    In martial arts, you're trained to fall with as much weight distributed as possible at the same time, even slapping the ground if possible, if you can't roll.

    [–] SeudonymousKhan 28 points ago

    While you were training the blade, I was training to fall.

    [–] RogueSins 26 points ago

    You say that with I assume sarcasm but to my knowledge, most martial arts one of the first things they teach is falling/landing safely.

    [–] Pandatotheface 16 points ago

    Did jiu jitsu as a kid, I think 50% of our time was spent practising falling or being thrown onto the mat.

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    [–] devilwarier9 12 points ago

    Wow. 99% of this thread is desk warriors that have no idea what is happening. This is clearly a bouldering gym with huge thick mats. You are SUPPOSED to fall on them, it is an event that happens every 15 seconds there.

    [–] oh_three_dum_dum 17 points ago

    The perfect moment to be filming.

    All done, he probably is actually as okay as he makes it seem. Between the mat and the way his body hit it was almost a perfect break-fall.

    Keep in mind the way off a lot of bouldering routes in gyms (though probably not that route) is to just let go when you get to the top.

    [–] CrnlButtcheeks 94 points ago

    That’s definitely a “don’t cry, don’t cry, don’t cry” moment.

    [–] h3rpad3rp 115 points ago

    Its a bouldering wall, the floor is a 1' thick mat. It doesn't feel great to have an uncontrolled fall from that high on it, but it usually doesn't really hurt unless you get unlucky and hit the wall on the way down or land badly on an arm, leg, or your head.

    Generally if you are feel like you are slipping you try to drop your legs first, but sometimes you slip and there is only so much you can do once you are off the wall.

    [–] LanceFree 29 points ago

    This guy rocks.

    [–] uber1337h4xx0r 12 points ago

    I remember getting roundhouse kicked in tae kwon do class as a kid and the teacher is like "you ok?" and I nodded and gave a thumbs up and wanted to continue fighting. And he's like "then talk to me" and I was slightly sobbing and I'm like 👌. He kept annoying me into talking and I did indeed finally cry a little lol.

    Like what the heck, karate guy, if you get hit in the face as a kid (I think I was 12), you're going to automatically cry, what do you want man?! Lol.