Here's my bud's arm after the docs let him out of the hospital. No riding for him for a while. It's amazing what a slow speed fall onto a tree branch can do to a guy. Notice that the obvious gash from the previous photo wasn't the worst of the two.
We were riding the Perimeter Run of OP Schnabel when one of our brethern got knocked aside by a low hanging oak limb. The resultant crash into the normal trail debris caused a nasty tree branch to gore him something fierce. We got him out to the main road and to the hospital where he remains this