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Aquaholic
07-06-2009, 06:40 PM
Well it happen to me.....Blew my ACL and tore the medial MCL this week and the MRI says so. I had about 8 feet of air under the board and landed in the flats and SNAP. I don't mean "oh snap" either. 3 weeks till the surgery and 4 to 6 weeks on crutches.....sniff

Aqua

brain_rinse
07-06-2009, 09:27 PM
Ouch. Sorry to hear!

MAPWPD
07-06-2009, 11:46 PM
I feel your pain bro, I was just going wake to wake and landed on my back about two feet outside the crest and I sprained my lateral ligament and bruised my bone. I am only 30 and I never have had any knee issues. Last season it popped out for a second left to right but I was just edging outside the wake so I let go and couple of days later I was fine. But this time I am still out of commission and now work won't pay, I signed up for disability too late. Swelling is what is killing me I can put my weight on it but can't fully bend it. I feel like I am old and decrepit and wondering how to prevent this from happening again. I love the sport and my family


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jjolson
07-06-2009, 11:52 PM
Sorry too hear of your bad luck. Check out the CTI braces post surgery guess they are the best for knees in wakeboarding.

Mobidick
07-07-2009, 03:59 AM
That's why they invented wakesurfing. No impact, on horrific crashes and you can drink a beer while doing it :D

jmvotto
07-07-2009, 07:36 AM
sorry this happened especially during the season. i did my knee snow skiing 15 years ago during the prime time, right before my trip to breckenridge

kaneboats
07-07-2009, 10:56 AM
So sorry to hear this. Hope you have a quick and complete recovery.

wolfeman131
07-07-2009, 11:16 AM
Hope you have a speedy recovery! Nice meeting you today.

Sled491
07-09-2009, 09:57 PM
Auqa, no more hero stuff, now's the tiem to take up surfing:) Get well soon man!