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WATCH: Reporter hit in the head with a skateboard doesn't see it coming

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25-year veteran reporter Mike Amor never even saw it coming (PHOTO: YouTube/7NewsPerth) 25-year veteran reporter Mike Amor never even saw it coming (PHOTO: YouTube/7NewsPerth)
VENICE BEACH, Calif. - When I was a kid my parents bought me a skateboard. It was cool. It was a Back to the Future themed board complete with the DeLorean, fire tire marks and everything! The problem was I couldn't skateboard to save my life, and at some point decided practicing in my little cowboy boots was a good idea. 

It wasn't. 

I immediately slipped and cracked my tailbone. Couldn't sit down without excruciating pain for months. I gave up skateboarding after that. I wonder what happened to the Back to the Future board? 

The point is skateboarding can be dangerous, especially if you get the bright idea to combine it with rodeo, but one reporter in Venice Beach this week learned it can even be dangerous as a spectator. 

The reporter, Mike Amor from 7 News in Perth, was doing a shot next to a skate park, when out of nowhere comes an errant board flying up behind him like a Face Hugger from Alien and smacks him right in the back of the head!

The good news is the station reported that he was ok, and ended up with a lump on the back of his head. 

It's a dangerous job sometimes. We're glad you're ok Mike!

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