----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Lorrey" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, July 02, 2001 4:53 PM
Subject: Re: On top of the world
> Sabine Atkins wrote:
> > Mountain biking is a great sport - but can be also one of the most
> > dangerous ones. So, I consider downhill racing as an unnecessary
> As someone who has lived through an 'agony of defeat' -like accident
> with just a spinal injury, I agree there are risks, but they are
> that one cannot deal with with practice and skill.
That's right. As someone who wants to live forever (or at least a very
long time) and has so far no possibilities of making a backup of
herself, I tend to be too careful ;-) But the more skilled I get in
mountain biking the more my fear of crashing goes away, of course.
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