Bubka Jr. falls out of window, hospitalized

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  1. dimeaxe

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    Crazy things happening these days:shock:

    Sergei Bubka Jr.fell from a third-floor apartment Thursday morning in Paris and sustained serious injuries, the French press is reporting. The longtime boyfriend of WTA No. 1 Victoria Azarenka and the son of a former Olympic gold medalist (pole vaulting), Bubka was rushed to the intensive care unit of Georges Pompidou hospital. He is said to have sustained multiple fractures, but is no longer in critical condition. Apparently Bubka, ranked No. 186, got locked in a bathroom while staying in his friend’s apartment and tried to climb out of the window to access another room.

    Unfortunately, this is end of his career, but I must admit, this guy's dumbass...
     
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  2. rainingaces

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    What a idiot. I dont understand how anyone can get locked in a toilet and not be heard or break the door down, something does not add up for sure.

    I hope he makes a full recovery.
     
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    That was incredibly stupid of him.
     
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    ahahahahahahahah come on, I'm laughing. This is something that you read on someone elses's facebook as example of dumb thing to do.
     
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    I never thought a player can be dumber than when Nadal burnt his fingers on a hot plate.

    Dumbass...use a cell phone to call....or scream in the washroom.

    He not Spiderman or James Bond to escape a window and get to another room.
     
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  6. 6-1 6-3 6-0

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    You can't always see if a plate is hot or not. Pretty sure Nadal couldn't see if the plate was hot, and hence burned his fingers. I'm sure you've done that plenty of times. So I suppose someone must be dumb if they don't have infra-red eyesight.
     
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    "I believe i can fly"! Hope everything will be ok...
     
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    Was he imitating his dad's 6 metre plus pole vault falls?
     
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    For sure, doesn't make sense.
     
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    That's why you avoid to touch it and wait a few time before doing so.
     
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    What the heck? Best of luck on his recovery...
     
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    Likely achohol was invilved. Perhaps he was also drunk, and didn't want to damage his friends house.
     
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    How do you get locked in a bathroom..
     
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    For me it is when Fed knocked Mirka up...idiot
     
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    Perhaps his friend pranked him and locked him in. Everyone was drunk and thought it was a hilarious prank.
     
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    Why? They had been dating for nine years before they got married and had kids. Don't you think that is long enough? They obviously discussed the issue. Fed's main problem is his age now, not the fact that he has kids.
     
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    Just trying to throw some dirt on Fed like Fed fans do to Nadal.:twisted:
     
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    Bubka Jr was one of the most promising tennis players on the tour and his father is one of the greatest athletes of all time. He was raised to respect his friends and their property, including malfunctioning property. Attempting to escape accidental detention without damaging the friend’s bathroom door was a courageous act of a great athlete and great friend and our hearts go out to him.
     
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    That sounds awful and I hope he'll be OK.

    My brother's friend died after falling from height after climbing on things he shouldn't have. I'm sure a lot of people thought he was an idiot, but he was also a nice guy, so I'm possibly more sensitive than most, but I'm shocked that people think it's OK to laugh and mock someone who is probably facing life altering injuries. If not, he's been incredibly lucky.

    Everyone does something stupid at least once in their life. Thankfully, most of us get away with it.
     
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    He should have used a pole vault. I know inappropriate ....
     
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    Dumb thing to do but I hope he will be ok.
     
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    You know if a plate is hot by holding your hand over it. Trust me, I'm a chef.
     
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    Wow, what a sad, unfortunate incident. I hope he's able to recover fully. We recently had a college student fall from the third floor of an apartment building here, and he broke both arms and legs. He was trying to avoid a possible underage drinking ticket.
     
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    Interesting question. Usually, the lock is INSIDE the bathroom, so he could have easily unlocked the door himself. And usually the bathroom door opens INTO the bathroom, so nothing was blocking the door from opening.

    There aren't many ways to prevent a bathroom door from opening. Tying a rope to the doorknob from the outside?
     
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    Sounds like he was sneaking into the bathroom after hanging outside a bedroom, eh?
     
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    It's all fun and games till someone falls out the third floor bathroom window..
     
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    Hope he is OK.

    A malfunctioning lock?, happened to a friend a while ago. When the other people heard her they had to open a hole in the door for her to get out.

    Well, Nadal isn't. I see nothing unreasonable about what happened there.
     
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    To all the joking posts on this thread. Too soon.
     
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    sounds like he was fooling around and the husband showed up early...just a thought
     
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    I was thinking precisely the same thing.

    Lmfao!
     
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  32. Big_Dangerous

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    Vika isn't going to like that, she might have to put on the latex and get the whip out.

    :lol:

    God, can you imagine Azarenka in latex! You're welcome for me putting that image into all your heads.
     
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    Consider the source on this one, then just go ahead and throw common sense out the window with Bubka!!!!!!
     
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    Put a door stopper under the door (in here it is shaped like a wedge) from outside, best glue the door stopper with super glue onto the floor.
     
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  35. OrLevy

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    I got locked in a bathroom once. The lock was just faulty and wouldn't open after I locked the door. The house was full of people, so I just called out. If he was home alone, might have panicked and thought no one was coming, or tried to spare the embarrassment of calling someone out from the street to help him.

    Poor guy, I hope he's gonna be alright.
     
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  36. vive le beau jeu !

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    happened to me too... ;)
    (combination of 2 badly designed doors and an unfortunate airstream... a bit complicated to explain) :rolleyes:
    i was starting to look for a macgyver-like solutions with coton-buds and toothbrushes and to wonder about the nutritional value of toothpaste or toilet duck...

    poor guy indeed, i hope he'll be ok... some of the comments in this thread are a bit harsh !
     
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    How high was the window? Sure it wasn't an attempted suicide?
     
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    I don't know how people can laugh at the injuries and trauma of others, I hope he is ok.
     
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    Sometimes people don't have time. And Nadal knows that time is money. Every second counts. Pretty sure most people don't hover their hand over every plate they touch. Also, Nadal is a chef too (he cooks for himself, unlike Federer).
     
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  40. Big_Dangerous

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    Okay really dude?

    Tell me you didn't laugh at either one of these videos. When people do stupid **** that never should have been attempted and get hurt, it's really their own fault and they deserve to be laughed at.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XGp-fNL3CPE


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r38lzfhibzQ


    Yeah but you didn't jump out the third story window and think it would all be okay.

    I mean getting locked in a bathroom is probably the best place to get locked in, because if you have to go to the bathroom, well let's just say that won't be a problem.
     
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  41. Ronaldo

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    Strip the doorknobs to keep the lock from unlatching. A credit card will pop the latch bolt. Be sure to permanently lock the bathroom window to prevent an escape. We removed the windows in each bathroom. Panic
     
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  42. Ms Nadal

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    He must have been drunk or something.
     
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    That's one more time wrong. Every athlete knows that alimentation is as important as training and everything else. And cook for himself doesn't make Nadal a chef. My sister does cook instant pasta for herself, does that make her a chef?
     
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    The act was funny and yes it was his fault! But the moment someone is suffering as a result than whether it's there fault or not it stops being funny to me
     
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    Just ignore 6-1, he's such an idiot.

    Every one of his posts somehow comes back to Nadal this Nadal that....
     
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    It's all about context for me. If someone gets hurt playing sports then that's definitely not funny. But in cases where people try silly things and get hurt it's generally funny.
     
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    And that's a reason for killing himself? For me that would be some kind of achievement. :p
     
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    No comments about the fact that the guy may never be able to walk again???
     
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