Yesterday, I mentioned I was going to go repelling with the youth in my church.
Fortunately, it was largely uneventful, and I managed to avoid death or dismemberment.
At one point, I was halfway down the side of the cliff when I remembered the repelling scene in G.I. Joe: Retaliation.
PLEASE don't go and see that movie. I'm perfectly comfortable with a movie that has a loose plot with a bunch of explosions, but I think I know how they wrote this movie. My theory is that they all got together and brainstormed all the action sequences they wanted (and they wanted a ton of them). Then, they ran out of money, so they just tried to string the different sequences together the best they could. By the end, I found myself laughing at the randomness of it all.
So, there I am, halfway down, and I decided to shout to everyone below, "Hey! I could be like G.I. Joe!"
At that moment, I began running back and forth along the side of the cliff like they did in the movie (minus the murderous ninjas). I probably wasn't the best role model, but at least I got a laugh.
For the most part, the evening was injury free. One girl got her hair caught in the rope and had to get some help, but otherwise, everyone came back with all their limbs.