Skateboarder Says He Was 'Out Cold' After Crash-Landing

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The skateboarder who plunged more than 40 feet last week says he doesn't recall the crash-landing being painful because he was "out cold" for almost a minute.

Jake Brown tells NBC's "Today" show that he was determined to get back up after the fall, just to make sure that his body was "all in one piece."

Since the crash, the footage has been viewed countless times on television and online.

During the X Games Skateboard Big Air competition, Brown lost control during a trick and sailed away from the ramp's platform.

The impact caused a bruised lung and liver, broke a wrist and a vertebra. It also caused his shoes to come flying off.


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