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Old 09-02-2008, 01:56 PM
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Default Thoughts and Prayers Needed - Matt Thompson 742

Please bare with me here as I have never posted a thread. And never thought that if I did, I would be writing about this....

Matt Thompson, who was a good friend of mine for the past 13 years. Was practicing at Red Bud yesterday (labor day) when he lost control of his dirt bike and the inevitable happened.

Tonight at 7:42 pm (his racing number) we will be taking him off of life support from a break in the neck, a collapse of his airways, complete and total brain damage and more.

Please keep Matt and his family in your thoughts and prayers especially over the next few hours. He has a 4 year old son Ryley who he was proud to watch practice at Red Bud for his first time ever yesterday!

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Old 09-02-2008, 02:04 PM
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Kim,

That is just horrible news. We will certainly keep Matt, his family and friends in our prayers. Hang in there!
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Old 09-02-2008, 02:24 PM
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Kim,

We will be keeping Matt, his family and his friends in our thoughts. We will especially be thinking of Ryley.

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Old 09-02-2008, 02:42 PM
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I am not even sure what to say here, other then this has really hit close to home for ALL of us. I didn't know Matt but I can tell you he was a excellent rider and a proud father.

ATM, I ask that all of you please keep his family in your prayers and thoughts, I can't really explain the feelings that this has generated throughout my core group that was there yesterday, I have been getting calls, texts, e-mails....you name it all day long....all we can do is offer our thoughts and prayers to the family at this time.

God Speed Matt
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Old 09-02-2008, 02:52 PM
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Thats just so sad, =(
My prayers are out to him and his family. And ill ask my friends to pray for them too. Best wishes to them.
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Old 09-02-2008, 05:15 PM
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More Prayers coming from Texas!! Real sorry to hear this....
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Old 09-02-2008, 11:43 PM
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Prayers coming out from Oregon.
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Old 09-03-2008, 07:35 AM
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I absolutely hate reading stuff like this We'll be thinking of Matt and his family on the south end of Oregon as well.
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Thoughts and prayers for his family and loved ones from Indy. What a tragedy.
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This is really hard to hear. prayers and thoughts to the family from Portland Or. I am so sorry to hear that the sport we love so much has claimed another. God Bless the motocross world
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