Creative Writing Coursework : My worst Experience

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Creative Writing Coursework : My worst Experience

It shot through my body like lightning, accompanied by a cringing crack and a piercingly loud scream. I didn't feel myself scream, but I felt my leg twist, bend and break like a plastic pole. Three clean breaks, a fracture and a leg the size of an elephant's is what I got for my holidays that year and you can bet your bottom dollar that I wouldn't be doing it again. Let me explain.

I was with my friends, it was the start of the summer holidays and we were looking for something to do. Indeed, for the next six weeks each day would have started with us looking for something to do, only after that day I wasn't going to be too active for the remainder of the holidays. We had narrowed it down to two suggestions-either going to see a film or going to the woods. As it was a nice day and there was nothing on at the cinema that we hadn't viewed at least twice, we decided on the woods. There was four of us-myself, Mike, Ian and James. As they were all now at senior school and I was still a junior, I was the baby of the group and the first to do anything or try anything new. I admit it; I tried to impress them. I idolised them as they had always looked out for me, helped me when I was in trouble and I indulged in practices way beyond my years. While others my age were into action figures and computer games, I was out at parties and meeting new people. These things I will always be grateful for, because although not everything they did was legal, it certainly wasn't anything outrageous. No drugs, stealing or acts of stupidity. Well, there was one act of stupidity.
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We took our bikes down to the woods and were on the lookout for any places that offered a natural ramp or jump. Eventually, after a lot of up and downhill racing, we found a great place. There was a clearing, with three or four large mounds of dirt arranged in such a way that it offered a chance for large and spectacular jumps. Naturally, we all started to mess around, seeing who could jump the furthest, highest and do the most radical things whilst in flight. We called it 'in flight entertainment' and I was never under ...

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