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        02-20-2010, 08:07 PM
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    Has you ever had this problem?

    Well I attempted my first sj round yesterday (20/2/10) at 70cm I know the judges so I told them I hadnt ever done a round before... bubbles and I headed to the first jump, and she refused, skidded into the jump and knocked down the whole entire thing... but that wasnt the problem..

    Seeing as id never done a round before the judges let me redo the whole thing so we started again and we flew over the first jump and then the second and all of a sudden I couldnt breathe at all and I don't know why, I carried on though thinking I had just been holding my breath but by the time I got over the 3rd, 4a, 4b and around to the fifth I felt like I was going to be sick and faint, my mouth was all dry and I was loosing my vision and balance so I pulled out. It took me nearly another two or three minutes before I could breathe normally. I don't get it. No one knows why I couldnt breathe, im not asthmatic, but I was really nervous for the first jump, but fine after that. Mum thinks I might have had an anxiety attack but I don't even know what that is... what do you think? I never winded myself on her or anything like that and I was fine afterwards we did games (whipped everyone at that haha) and some more jumping but not in a course.
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        02-20-2010, 08:46 PM
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    Weanling
    Sounds like an anxiety attack but I would see a doctor if I were you.
         
        02-21-2010, 03:42 PM
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    Green Broke
    Definitely sounds like anxiety to me. (although seeing a Dr is always a good idea) It's pretty common for people to stop breathing when they're nervous and on course, and even if you didn't think you were that nervous, I would be willing to be you were. When I was growing up my trainer used to make me count outloud every step to keep me breathing. I've gotten over most of it now but when I'm doing a complicated course and I'm thinking really hard my breathing does tend to stop here and there.
         

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