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Kacy
Started 13 Nov 2011
During 8 years of competitive gymnastics I never had a serious injury...

Kade
Started 15 Jan 2006
All of a sudden he was distracted and he stopped and it was either step on him or jump over him...

Kael
Started 31 Oct 2004
While I was running full tilt I was looking towards one of the other people we were running with...

Kags
Started 28 Jan 2005
A slight slope on the bottom step, not too careful a placement of my foot, and ouch...

Kaitlyn
Started 13 Nov 2011
My residence floor asked me to play on our intramural soccer team...

Kandace
Started 27 Feb 2007
We where a couple of days into one of the worst ice storms we have had in several years...

Karen
Started 21 Oct 2002
I saw something I NEVER want to see again...

Karen2
Started 3 Feb 2008
It was a beautiful sunny day...

Karen3
Started 7 May 2010
My left leg was pinned under a cart full of lumber...

Karen4
Started 23 Oct 2011
Because Bear (the dog) left a cricket ball on the stairs, which I did not see, I went flying...

Karen5
Started 17 Apr 2013
Unfortunately there were no spots in front of the ER so I had to park down two levels in the tiered parking lot...

Karen_B
Started 23 Jul 2007
As I was running up the stairs, my right foot slipped off the riser...

Karen_C
Started 18 Mar 2009
I was helping a patient in a wheelchair...

Karen_H
Started 19 Jun 2003. FX Ankle
The grass was dewy and wet, but no big deal - it usually is when I go out in the morning to water the gardens...

Karen_M
Started 21 Apr 2005
I've always been leery of ATVs because I heard they tip over...

Karen_R
Started 31 Mar 2005
It was the perfect ski weekend in Mammoth. There was plenty of powder, and I was skiing the best I ever had...

Karen_W
Started 26 Mar 2003
Thinking that the driver was stopping for me to cross I gestured a thank-you and proceeded to cross...

Karen_W2
Started 13 May 2005
I took the turn a little too wide and ending up jumping the curb...

Karin
Started 21 Apr 2007
I slipped and fell down the stairs in our new house...

Karl
Started 24 Nov 2002. TIB/FIB FX, right leg
I do a great rendition of a Mad Russian Cossack dance for a few split seconds...

Kary
Started 25 Feb 2012
I fell down the stairs...

Kat
Started 7 Dec 2004. TIB FX (surgery with HW)
It all happened in slow motion, complete with stupid thoughts running through my head like, "Gosh that car looks new and it's almost the exact same colour as ours"...

Kate
Started 20 Aug 2003
Help, I 've been hit by a car...

Kate_M
Started 16 Oct 2006
I had just made it to the crux move of a super sketchy highball boulder problem ...

Kate_W
Started 19 Mar 2006
I was doing some sight seeing in Edinburgh and slipped on the grass...

Katherine
Started 10 Sep 2007
I decided to make shish kabob's for dinner, the first BBQ of the season...

Katherine_M
Started 21 Dec 2008
I am riding an 89 Honda CB-1 that we have been working on the engine for 6 weeks now to get it running right...

Kathleen_R
Started 20 May 2012
I hopped on my bike to run some errands and fell right in front of my house...

Kathryn
Started 1 Oct 2002. TIB/FIB FX, (surgery with HW)
On our way to a special "girls day out"...

Kathryn_B
Started 30 Oct 2010
I got a referral from a gym for a free personal training session...

Kathy
Started 2 Dec 2002
Some of the girls were walking around and leaping the 4 foot span...

Kathy2
Started 7 Dec 2005
Riding my motorbike home from work, as per normal, when the car in front of me hesitated at a set of traffic lights. Then proceded to go. Then decided after all he couldn't make it...

Kathy_B
Started 11 Apr 2005
There were five of us that had taken a week off to enjoy bike week...

Kathy_K
Started 26 Mar 2003. FEMUR FX, (surgery with HW) left leg
I have faced difficult times and gotten through them, stronger I'm sure...

Kathy_P
Started 21 Jun 2005
I was walking down my neighbor's garden steps and was charged by her dog who was trying to lovingly greet me...

Kathy_R
Started 12 Feb 2009
A car crossed the road and I was not able to get around it...

Kathy_S
Started 19 Feb 2003
I like to call it my "tragic stairclimbing incident"...

Kathy_V
Started 25 Jan 2009
I was skiing for my 39th birthday on my new skis...

Katie
Started 15 Oct 2002
My foot slipped off the kerb...

Katie2
Started 5 Jul 2006
I went out the back door. We have a deck and then 2 steps down to the ground...

Katie_A
Started 10 Apr 2005
I bought a dirt bike on my 40th birthday and so this year, for my 41st...

Katie_D
Started 7 Mar 2012
I was walking in a park near my house when I stepped wrong...

Katie_G
Started 18 Jul 2005
On the seventh day of training I jump on the horse bareback to ride him out to his paddock...

Katrina
Started 10 Mar 2004
What you do, is climb up a very tall pole, to a little platform, jump off, and try to hit a ball some distance away...

Katrina_J
Started 20 Oct 2007
I started playing rugby in 2005. I love the sport and saw it as a way of improving my fitness after having my 4th child...

Kayti
Started 26 Jun 2011
When we got to the park I saw some people I know from school. They were jumping off a 10 foot ledge into the water below...

Kaz1
Started 18 Dec 2010
We crossed the road and on a tiny little slope where the pavement sloped down to meet a bus lane I suddenly lost both feet from under me...

KC
Started 17 Feb 2003. Ankle dislocation (surgery with HW) right leg
My left foot got stuck on the diaper bag strap...

Keely
Started 19 May 2003
It's sheer pigheadedness, the need to be absolutely independent and prove that I don't need anyone to do anything for me...

Keith
Started 24 Jun 2004
I never experienced a broken bone before but knew exactly what happened...

Keith_R
Started 23 Aug 2009
As I ran down the stairs to answer a knock at the door, I turned for a split second to make sure one of my dogs was not following...

Kelika
Started 9 Apr 2006
It's been two weeks since my break and surgery...

Kelley
Started 6 Sep 2011
We had been on the pond a couple of hours before it happened...

Kelli
Started 16 Mar 2002. FIB FX (surgery)
Lost my balance, and used my right foot to break my fall...

Kelly2
Started 18 Sep 2006
I am a teacher and it was the second day of school so there was no way I couldn't go to school...

Kelly3
Started 1 Dec 2006
My boyfriend had just picked me up from work. As he's driving he asks me to hold his drink and I see him bring his hand up and hit his chest once...

Kelly4
Started 7 Nov 2007
When I saw the ad for the Marine Corps charity Mud Run I was hooked...

Kellyclare
Started 5 Sep 2006
In recognition of my best friend's 24th birthday, we decided to go sky diving...

Kelly_H
Started 23 May 2005
I blame it on being raised in a one story home and never really being exposed to stairs on a regular basis...

Kelly_K
Started 23 Jul 2007
I have wood slat "steps" nailed onto the tree (as there must have been a tree house in the tree at one time)...

Kelly_L
Started 24 Jul 2011
The term "yard sale" refers to when a skier falls down a mountain and his/her skis, poles, hat, etc end up strewn all over the mountain...

Kelly_W
Started 18 Apr 2007
I was coming home from work on a Sunday night. There was hard icey snow lining the curb from the snow that had fallen 2 days ag...

Ken2
Started 6 Nov 2011
Bicycle accident - 3 fractures, 1 displaced...

Kendra
Started 7 Dec 2007
I slipped in the garage...

Kenneth
Started 12 Oct 2003. TIB/FIB FX
I am an avid athelete, competitive fighter and a former Marine...

Kenny
Started 3 Dec 2006
I play rep hockey in Newmarket Ontario...

Ken_C
Started 4 Mar 2003. TIB/FIB FX, right leg, (surgery with HW)
I launched off the first berm and got some air...

Ken_D
Started 30 May 2003
I fell while roller skating for the first (and last) time of my 57 years of life...

Kerrie
Started 29 Mar 2015
Sitting at the ice rink, freezing my behind off, wishing we could just go...

Kerry
Started 18 Feb 2003. FIB spiral FX
I got up off the couch, put my right foot on the Sunday Newspaper, twisted my ankle & fell on it...

Kerry2
Started 16 Oct 2006
I celebrated the end of summer by breaking my leg over Labor Day weekend in a hiking accident in the Cascades...

Kevin2
Started 5 Oct 2011
A favorite pastime sport here in Utah involves riding blocks of ice down steep grassy hills...

Kevin_C
Started 17 Feb 2010
I was skiing in NY when I caught an edge...

Kevin_M
Started 26 Aug 2006. TIB spiral FX
I ran in for the ball and my brother came in for it too...

Kevin_T
Started 2 May 2012
I was turkey hunting. As I was walking down a logging road on new loose dirt, I started to slip...

Kevin_Z
Started 20 Nov 2004
Perhaps in 20 years, my story will have more flair...

Kiki
Started 19 Feb 2005
I fell on the last few stairs in my house...

Kim
Started 9 May 2004
It seems to me 38 years old is just a truly crappy time to break your leg. Not that there's a good time, but the older you get, it seems the worse it is...

Kim2
Started 13 Sep 2006
Upon stepping off the porch, I stepped the wrong way...

Kim3
Started 19 Jul 2009
I thought I was a teenager and put on some roller skates...

Kim4
Started 9 Nov 2013
My husband and I are renovating my grandmother's 100-year old farm house...

Kimber
Started 9 Apr 2011
I was reaching for something on my kitchen counter...

Kimberly
Started 27 Oct 2004
I got thrown out the front window...

Kimberly2
Started 10 Aug 2011
I broke my Tibia and Fibula just under the kneecap while jumping on a trampoline...

Kimberly_S
Started 19 Jul 2006
My nephew says I should tell everyone that I was skydiving and landed on a bear trap. His story is definitely more interesting...

Kimmy
Started 22 Nov 2005
I was playing on these big wooden spool-looking things for wires. Hopping from one, to another...

Kim_B
Started 15 Aug 2011
I was running down the stairs two at a time after giving my youngest son his glass of water...

Kim_D
Started 14 Feb 2017
About 3 weeks ago I fell tripping over my shoe - and landed on my knee. Instead of shattering my knee cap, I actually cracked the upper part of my tibia...

Kim_G
Started 25 Mar 2005
I went to Tampa for a nice vacation and I broke my fibula not even 12 hrs into holiday mode...

Kim_H
Started 4 Aug 2009
I just hit a single and was on 1st base with one out...

Kim_M
Started 21 Jul 2004
I'm pretty much housebound and using mostly a walker because I can't get my balance well with the walker or crutches...

Kim_P
Started 27 Jul 2007
I started to run around the backyard picking up toys...

Kim_V
Started 5 Jan 2012
I thought I was doing great running and training for my first half marathon...

Kip
Started 30 Jun 2011
I had recently retired and was bicycling down the east coast of the US...

Kirk
Started 13 Sep 2006
I was travelling they say about 75mph along the highway when I decided to pass the car in front of me...

Kirsten
Started 30 Jan 2003. TIB/FIB FX, right leg (surgery with HW)
I was half jogging to keep up with them, and it was dark...

Kirsten_S
Started 28 Jan 2008
I was out walking my dog before going to work the night shift...

Kit
Started 15 Jul 2002
The first day of summer break...

Kleigh
Started 17 Jul 2007
I was driving my 14 day old, brand new 2007 Pontiac G6. I swerved to miss a dog...

Kopp
Started 29 Apr 2009
I was demonstrating hurdles for steeplechase, and I hit the hurdle wrong...

Kraig
Started 25 Mar 2005
I was running toward the goal going to kick the ball with my left foot and the goalie came out and slid into my shin...

Kris
Started 17 Feb 2003. TIB spiral FX (surgery with HW)
It is somewhat embarrassing...

Kris2
Started 24 Apr 2006
Picture this: I am on my way to work, bagel for breakfast in one hand, bag in the other hand and I'm down to the last 3-5 steps...

Krista
Started 31 Oct 2001. TIB plateau FX (surgery with HW)
On our way home in a place called "the narrows"...

Kristal
Started 18 Nov 2004
I stepped off the road back into my yard there is this little bank - 8 inches high...

Kristi
Started 15 Aug 2004
I would like to say it happened on some dramatic pairs element like a throw jump or death spiral...

Kristin
Started 3 Sep 2005
We were on vacation visiting our family in Oregon...

Kristin2
Started 6 Dec 2011
I broke my leg cleaning leaves with my husband...

Kristin_M
Started 25 Jul 2007
I still do not remember what happened. However, my father saw the whole thing...

Kristi_C
Started 29 Feb 2012
I broke my ankle walking down a wet hill...

Kristi_G
Started 7 Mar 2008
On January 28th I left for a business trip to Cancun Mexico...

Kristy
Started 25 Mar 2005. FIB FX, (surgery with HW)
From what I'm told, an SUV crossed the center line...

Kris_F
Started 30 Mar 2004. TIB/FIB FX compound (9-01surgery with HW) (03 rebroken with HW)(04 hardware removal)
I was rushing to give my husband his ringing cell phone...

Kris_M
Started 13 Feb 2006
It was 2:30 in the morning and I was crying for help at the bottom of the basement stairs...

Kris_S
Started 26 Nov 2009
I went to a local ATM machine and a car came out of no where and backed right into my lower right knee instantly breaking my tibia and fibia...

Krsram
Started 22 Apr 2009
I went to church today, my first major activity other than trips to the doctor...

Krystal
Started 26 Jul 2005
This is only the beginning of the adventure...

Kseniya
Started 19 Dec 2003. TIB plateau FX (both legs) FEMUR FX (left leg) (surgery with HW)
I was about to cross the street...

Kyle
Started 6 Nov 2004
I broke my tibia/fibula on a dirtbike trying to do a 90' triple...

Kyle2
Started 15 Apr 2009
A few buddies from school and myself organized a ski trip to Mont Tremblant in Quebec...

Kyle3
Started 21 Nov 2010
My son and I were on our way home from his baseball game...

Kyle_K
Started 24 Feb 2013
My dog ran into me full speed fracturing and crushing the top of my tibia...

Kylie
Started 28 Jun 2011
I remember us both thinking that the stars were especially bright and that we would climb to the top of the theater...

Kyre
Started 23 Jun 2006
I was hit walking across Montgomery at Sutter in the Financial District of San Francisco...

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