Tubing at Lake St Clair
My second time tubing was fun! Post on the first here. Right now I am feeling not so fun, it's my arms mostly, they seem to have been pulled from their sockets.... Not literally, well not quite.
I went on the "Biscuit" which is a flat, round blow up thing with handles. It is designed for two people to ride on, but at that stage only Alice and I were ready to go. So Alice got the tube you sit in and I got the biscuit all to myself. The only problem is that with only one person on, the tendency to flip becomes greater. We bumped along behind the boat, water spraying in our faces, the "Biscuit" flipped, I fell off.
The second time it flipped I hung on, which may not have been the smartest thing to do. I don't think I stayed hanging on for really long time, but it felt like I did. I remember hanging on and looking up at what had been the top of the "Biscuit" and seeing the white water racing past. And wondering how long I could hold my breath for. The water pulled my body back but I held on. I remember realizing that the thing wouldn't flip back up and anyway I needed to breathe. So I let go. The boat came back around and I manged to flip the "Biscuit" up the right way (not the easiest thing to do in who knows how deep water). I got up and we went again.
A little later it decided to flip again but I stayed on, annoyingly the boat slowed down and the "Biscuit" decided to dive under water and I got left behind. After getting back on I started feeling really exhausted! but we kept going and it flipped again.
There are no photos of me because I had the camera, but some other people have a photo of me both with the camera in my face.... hehe! I took so many photos and some of them are really nice. So for one last photo. Sarah, actually smiling a real smile not her photo smile, thanks Sarah.