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lifes coming together

Discussion in 'General chit chat' started by sharpshooterpete, Apr 6, 2008.

  1. sharpshooterpete

    sharpshooterpete Donator

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    I have the weirdest couple of days, i got a letter back from the police on friday pretty much saying my application has been refused so i was feeling abit down and i did not have a clue what i wanted to do anymore. then on saturday im down my local skatepark and my mate (professional BMXer) runs his own company and said he wants to sponsor me, i was stoked!

    one door closes and another one opens! so my life is now back on track, ive now started the career ive wanted to do since i was 11 and it has opened so many routes for me.

    i had a long chat with him about what i will be doing and i will be doing demo's around the country and getting paid for it! also riding in competition, going on tours and promoting the company as much as i possibly can, just got a hole new bike set up, loads of clothes ect. its just amazing.:D well chuffed!
     
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    Good on you mate,one door closes and another one opens,hope all goes well for you :) Sounds very good.nice one :up:

    Steve
     
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    good work have fun.

    remember your helmet;):up:
     
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    nice one mate!!!

    wish i was lucky enough to get sponsored!!!

    will prob never happen though.....
     
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    but that makes your hobby your job, what do you do for fun :confused:
     
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    It's great when you get to do something you really like, I wish you the best of luck :up::):up:
     
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    good for you mate,my late mother always said as one door shuts another one opens ,and i belive that too.
     
  8. a1gunner

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    what if the door is ajar:confused:
     
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    ................mind your fingers:p

    well done mate, i used to do downhill riding/freestyle with me mates....sold my kona stinky coz i needed cash at the times and havent been able to afford another since!!!!! thanks you mr tax man:mad:
     
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    thanks alot guys.
     
  11. sharpshooterpete

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    thats true, it will still be fun. i still have shooting as another hobby and thats fun!
     
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    Now how often are you going to get a job, that you like doing and really enjoy, go for it kid..and when you get up the morning, you are not going out to work...your just having fun...and getting paid for it:up:;):D...l'm happy for ya son:cool:
     
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    Thanks alot mate:up: i am still pretty shocked that im going to be doing my hobby as my job:D im just doing what i love and getting paid for it, the last few days i can wake up when i want, give the photographer and some mates a call and head down the skatepark. i love it.
     
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    Well I'm absolutely double chuffed for you too, but just remember that unless you become the next Tony Hawk, you're not gonna be earning at that game all your life.
     
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    invent a new trick that sould make you famous enough to earn a good living:D
     
  16. sharpshooterpete

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    well i haven't inverted a new trick but i do a trick called the barrel roll and ive been told by mnay other professionals that no1 can do it like i can. which is quite something.
     
  17. sharpshooterpete

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    Thanks and that is very true but im not going to stick at riding my bike all my life, im going to ride as much as i can but now ive got the ball rolling ill be getting many contacts throughout the BMX industry and i would like to start my own company or distribution centre(when im getting to the age where i need a higher income. They start slow but once they are going good its brilliant money and that is what im going to aim to do.
     
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    Best of luck :up: I can't say doing stunts on a BMX is one of my strong-points :D
     
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    doesnt sound a very safe job either but no pain no gain:D
     
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    Good luck to you mate, just curious but is your signature phrase taken from "platoon"?.

    Ie, when bunny splits the poor one legged gooks heed open with the butt of his M16?????.

    Heres a quote for you,from Full Metal Jacket.
    "where you from son?, TEXAS, "jesus h christ son only two things come from texas and thats queers and steers,which one are you boy cos you sure as hell dont look like a steer to me!!!!.

    you gotta love the humour buried in these films!!.:D

    take care mate

    Ian.
     

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