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Old 12-12-2006, 07:08 AM   #88
Luc X Saroufim
 
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Re: To Slap the Ground or Not

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Cady Goldfield wrote:
Again, it's not the slap action, it's the spreading open of the arms to increase the total body surface area over which the force of landing is dissipated
i can definitely imagine this. reminds me of a spread foundation for bridge abutments.
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