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03-24-2010, 09:31 PM
Jeeze! When I was a kid all I had to do was walk to school up hill both ways in a snowstorm with no shoes!:D

Check these kids out! Kinda looks fun tho! (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1259691/The-children-ride-40mph-zip-wire-quarter-mile-high-to-school.html)


The ultimate school run: Children ride 40mph ZIP WIRE a quarter of a mile high to get to classes each day!

More than 1,300ft above the roaring Rio Negro in Colombia, nine-year-old Daisy Mora prepares to throw herself over the abyss.

Attaching herself to an

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1259691/The-children-ride-40mph-zip-wire-quarter-mile-high-to-school.html#ixzz0j9DYHcQj

03-24-2010, 09:37 PM
We had broken glass under the snow and the teacher would make us soak our feet in rubbing alcohol!:(

03-25-2010, 01:56 AM

03-25-2010, 09:23 AM
That looks awesome!

I went rapeling once, at Young Life camp on Mt. Princeton in Colorado. It was scary, but fun.

03-25-2010, 09:30 AM
I had seen it on TV..............neat as hell.

But I get a little sad when I see how my grandson is coddled and protected. Not allowed (by his lawyer father) to skateboard and such. That is, until it comes to football; then the kid is encouraged to "hit em hard" because that's how his father lives out his life vicariously through his son.
I am glad that didn't happen to me. I would have liked to ride the cable to school........I walked.

03-25-2010, 10:33 AM
How do they get back? :confused:

03-25-2010, 10:35 AM
How do they get back? :confused: