Should motorcycles be banned from circuses?

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  1. Shithead

    Shithead Well-Known Member

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    SEE IT: Motorcycle riders crash in Globe of Death at UK circus
    BY Lee Moran
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
    Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 8:49 AM

    Terrifying footage shows the moment two motorcycle riders crashed midair during a dangerous Globe of Death stunt.

    The duo were performing to a packed crowd at the Uncle Sam's Great American Circus in Chantry Park, Ipswich, England, on Monday when the accident occurred, reports the Ipswich Star.

    The motorcycle stuntment started out fine ...


    They were speeding around the inside of a giant Thunderball sphere when their bikes suddenly collided.

    The pair immediately dropped to the ground after the crash.

    Audience members were asked to leave the circus as paramedics rushed to the scene to treat the men, then take them to the hospital.

    One motorcycle rider was injured on his head, while the other was hurt on his leg and upper body, according to an East Anglian Air Ambulance spokesman.

    Both are currently be in a stable condition, reports ITV News.

    Circus bosses took to Facebook to thank the audience for their support after the accident.

    "We want to thank you for your understanding as we had to cut short the show. However, our riders' safety was, and is, our main priority," a statement said.

    Suffolk Police and the Health and Safety Executive have launched investigations into the accident.

     
  2. Divorce Chicken

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    They should have added lions at the end.
     
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    If they didn't die, then it's not really a Globe of Death! :mad:
     
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    schmoopied
     
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    They should ban clowns instead. They always gave me the creeps as a kid.
     
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    finally something exciting at the circus
     
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    Shouldn't the globe be a little larger?

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    Would have been more entertaining if they burst into flames at the end. They need to work on their big finish.
     
  11. DJ Retardo

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    i think circuses should ban circuses.