Videos tagged with "falling"

Grand National Fences To Be Made Safer. [02:11]
Fences at this year's Grand National are being made safer in the biggest change in the history of the race. They are among a number of measures aimed at dealing with accusations of animal cruelty after eight horses died in the last decade. Last year the joint favourite and Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Synchronised had to be put down after falling at fence six of the Grand National - the infamous Becher's Brook - and continuing riderless until suffering leg fractures. The death, along with that of outsider According to Pete, who was brought down at the same fence on the second circuit, led to calls from animal welfare groups for the Grand National to be banned. The new fences are still covered in spruce but wooden posts have been replaced by a softer material known as "plastic birch". Aintree racecourse manager Andrew Tulloch described the birch as "horse friendly", telling Sky News "safety at Aintree is always our top priority for riders and horses and it's something we do not stand still on". He said the changes should make the Grand National safer but not any easier, insisting the fences will remain the same height. "The outward appearance of these fences will remain the same. "The big change here is that traditionally where they had a timber frame to them that timber frame has been replaced by a plastic, more forgiving, birch and on top of that birch there's a minimum of fourteen, maybe even sixteen inches of spruce and the spruce is what the horses can knock off," he ...

Car Crash Compilation After Snow falling in America 2013 [03:49]
The entire accident only took a few seconds -- from the car's flipping, to the explosion, to the driver running out of the car screaming and on fire -- but it was still one of the funniest things the fans had ever seen. "Oh, man. That was awesome," said Richard Jensen. "This was the first time I've been to a funny car race, but if they are all this good, I'll be back again. Hi-larious. It's rare these days for something to be understated in its title."Jon Heller, the driver whose car exploded, was happy to entertain the crowd."It's always hard to hear the laughter when the flames are roaring all around you," said Heller. "But once the bandages are removed from over my ears upon completion of the skin grafts, I will listen to the tapes."

Parachutist falls onto the field during Las Vegas Rugby Sevens game.MP4 [00:57]
There was an unusual surprise falling from the sky during the third place game at the Las Vegas Rugby Sevens.

Falling from Loosa: Tatum's concussion story [06:21]
Is it just a headache? Or is it a concussion? Tatum Brown, 12, was preparing for a competitive barrel racing event with her horse, Loosa, when a sudden move by another horse caused her to fall in to a pole at the side of the ring. It happened so quickly that at first, no one, not even Tatum, realized that the accident had caused a head injury. Pediatric neurologist Jennifer Yuen, DO, of Banner Children's, talks about why symptoms of concussion can be overlooked, why the brain needs rest to recover, and the risks of allowing a child to return to activities too soon.

Falling of my Mountainbike [00:15]
Somewhat funny and very Silly Fall

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