Phil Smage Recovering!

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  1. ZippyGasGas

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    ZippyGasGas Been here awhile

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    With Phil being on vacation and the updates predicted to be few, I will take this opportunity to discontinue posting updates.
    It has been quite a ride to see his initial crash with the resulting injury and follow his amazing recovery up to this point.
    He has accomplished quite a lot in his recovery from initially being paralyzed from the neck down to being able to walk, snowskate, shovel, ride a motorcycle, etc..

    For those that wish to check for updates, the link to his instagram is below

    https://www.instagram.com/smagical/
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    Thanks for all the updates Zippy! I read every post as I was just as amazed as everyone else here. Shows what you can do when your mind is in a positive place. Hope to see him at a MOTA event this summer. Please give us a heads up if that happens.
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    If I hear he (and maybe Sarah as well) will be at a MOTA event I will try to let people know.
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    Thanks, Zippy. I appreciate your diligence.
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    ZippyGasGas Been here awhile

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    Welcome
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    Thanks for all the work Zippy. I'll miss seeing the updates.
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    ZippyGasGas Been here awhile

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    All right you guys have guilted me into sharing one more. Phil just posted this one.

    10 MONTHS - While Phil was on vacation he got nailed in the head with a ball, tweaked his neck

    https://www.instagram.com/p/BvdTkH7jJkX/
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    I should have went, but it was cold. Glad you posted this, because I haven't seen an update since your last posting.
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    ZippyGasGas Been here awhile

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    welcome,

    Here is the link to Phil's Instagram https://www.instagram.com/smagical/
    His daily updates have slowed a bit, probably because he is out and about more now.
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    Simply amazing!!!! :clap
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    I have a friend that hit a deer while riding his Africa Twin in Kansas a few weeks ago. Crushed three vertebra in his neck, stretched & punctured his spinal cord, & various other injuries. Completely paralyzed for about thirty minutes till things started to come back. He's back in Jax in rehab & improving, but seeing this thread again really drives home what he's going through. Every little thing that he couldn't do yesterday but can today is a huge accomplishment. Like holding a fork. I can't imagine the excitement of being able to ride again.
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    Impressive. Good for him. Tenacious P
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    Crap, now I have to get my unicycle out again and start practicing.
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    You won't.