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good morning, america, i'm bianna golodryga. >> and i'm dan harris. this is saturday, january 29th. this morning, on the brink, anti-government protests boil over in egypt. demonstrators set fire to government buildings, as the military tries to restore order with force. the white house is now scrambling for some sort of response as the new york stock market plunges on the news. and the protesters are back out this morning. hostage drama, a life and death standoff in maryland as a bank robber holds a teller at gunpoint and tries to make a run for it while holding the teller hostage. the dramatic escape is caught on camera. getting help, charlie sheen is now headed back to rehab and his hit show is put on high yat this after the star's latest wild night landed him in the
hospital. did his father martin force him to go? and dunked. the accident tall slam dunk you have to see to believe. did he just dunk himself? the human basketball joins us live. >> we continue watching this video over and over this morning. he's part of an acrobatic squad that entertains during the halftime at phoenix suns games. that was unintentional. >> what is his waist size? that's what i want to know. how do you fit through that kind of small space? >> you know the guy after that is saying, how do you top that? >> he got a standing ovation. we're going to talk to him live coming up. we also have another amazing piece of video. this is video from a news chopper. it's an incredible ending of a bank hostage drama as it unfolded outside of washington, d.c. the suspect is using a female teller as a shield. but as you saw the snow on the ground helped take the gunman
down. we'll tell you how this thing ended coming up. >> unbelievable watching that. we do begin with egypt erupting. protesters are back on the street of cairo for the fifth straight day, dozens have been killed, thousands wounded. as the government tries to crack down on the demonstration. president mubarak's cabinet officially resigned a few hours ago, but he continues to hold on to power. >> it really is hard to overstate how important egypt is to this country to america. the country is our top arab ally in fighting terror, protecting israel and containing iran. and now, concern over egyptian instability is sending our stock market plunging. the dow closed down 166 points yesterday. that's the biggest one-day drop in almost six months. and oil futures drop $3.70. to just under $90 a barrel. the biggest gain since september. president obama is now warning president mubarak not to use violence against the protesters and to give his people more freedom. >> surely there will be difficult days to come. but the united states will continue to stand up for the rights of the egyptian people
and work with their government in pursuit of a future that is more just, more free, and more hopeful. >> and our alex marquardt is in cairo this morning. he has the very latest. alex, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, dan. things are peaceful so far today, but thousands have taken back to the streets in protests, proof that president hosni mubarak's speech last night fell short of what they were hoping to hear. the harsh morning light illuminated the aftermath of friday night's violent clashes. the headquarters of the ruling party torched and still smoldering. the army patrolled the streets, called in to enforce a nationwide overnight curfew that was completely ignored. friday was the most violent day in a string of violent days, forcing president hosni mubarak, after days of silence, to finally address the nation late last night. he promised reforms and announces he would dissolve his cabinet.
people celebrated but the mood again turned violent. it was not enough. it has been almost a week of fury directed at the ruler of this country for the past 30 years. >> people go in the streets. i say no to this. >> this is is the end of the mubarak regime. >> this is the end. >> reporter: tens of thousands of protesters across the country were met with wave after wave of tear gas and rubber bullets which did nothing to deter them. so you have nothing to lose? >> i have nothing to lose. >> reporter: today, egypt's mobile phone service has been restored, after the government blocked it along with the internet in an attempt to quell the uprising. facebook and twitter were crucial to the first stages but yesterday was evidence that the protests had taken on an identity and energy of their own. today, egypt's cabinet officially resigned. president mubarak said he would be announcing a new prime minister later today. the overnight curfew has also been extended by two hours. it was supposed to start at 4:00 p.m., but neither of those things is expected to suppress
the determination of these protesters to see president mubarak step down. bianna. >> and our lama hasan has been in egypt all week covering the story. and was out in the streets again this morning. she joins us from cairo. good to see you, lama. you know, the cover of all the major u.s. newspapers show the picture of the protesters. they were defying a nationwide curfew. can you describe the nature of the protests? have they grown angrier over the past few days? >> i think they have grown angrier. i think the protesters have made the message clear, they want a change to the regime. they believe the only way they can get that is if they mobilize and come out on the street and let their voices be heard. >> president mubarak has come out addressing the situation, dismissing his government, but he's vowed to stay in power himself. and given the people you talked to and the protesters on the streets there, is that enough to satisfy them?
>> reporter: to the people we've spoken to, they say that simply is not enough. president mubarak is still clinging on to power because for of the past 30 years they've suffered under his regime. >> lastly, you know the region very well, how surprising is the current situation, given that this is the most populus country in the region that we're talking about? >> reporter: it is surprising. i lived and worked in cairo last year and i covered many protests. and i never saw anything like this. and that's the sentiment from the people that i've spoken to here. none of us thought that the protesters would be out, and they would be out in full force, demanding a change in regime, and vowing to continue to do so until the president steps down. >> all right, lama, we know you will continue to follow the situation there. we appreciate your time and do stay safe. >> reporter: thank you, sure. >> dan? thank you, our senior foreign affairs correspondent martha raddatz has covered egypt extensively. she's here this morning with the perspective. thanks for coming in. we appreciate it. >> good to be here, dan.
>> president mubarak is 82 years old, he has said that he's not going to leave office until he dies. what are the chances he will survive this uprising? >> well, he's survived three decades. this is very unpredictable here. it's different because of who is joining in the protests. you've got the middle class, upper middle class. we've seen stories about who these people are and how powerful a movement it is. and you heard lama and alex say, it's just really enormous. >> last time i was in egypt and covered a pro-democracy rally. lives vastly outnumbered the protesters. now, we're seeing reports that police officers are ripping off their badges and jumps into the fray, joining the protesters. how did this turn on a dime? >> that's a good point. talk about police officers taking off their badges, that's huge.
and i think everyone's surprised how sudden this is. part of it might be social media. part of it might be twitter and facebook. and even though they shut it down, that works for some people, too. it's join the protests here. join the protests there. you know how that works, you've been there as well. throughout the world, when you see someone else there, it gives other people the courage to hit the streets as well. >> such a delicate line for the white house to walk here. when we invaded iraq, we said one of the things we're trying to do is spread democracy in the middle east. so now, a lot of people in the arab world is saying why isn't obama putting his full weight behind the protests? >> here's the huge difference. egypt is an ally, iraq was certainly not an ally at the time. so egypt is our biggest ally in the arab world there. and we rely on egypt to help us with counterterrorism. to help us with all kinds of things. the mideast peace process. so that's why they're walking this fine line. and the white house and watching them yesterday and talking to people in the administration,
they said, we just have to wait and see. you don't want to be on the wrong side. you don't want to come out and say, we don't want mubarak to be in there anymore. and then he survives this. i do think president obama pushed it a little bit yesterday after he heard that president mubarak was taking a stand, but they want to be careful and watch what unfolds there. >> the huge concern for whoever takes over for mubarak if indeed he does fall, might not be an ally of ours and might in fact be an islamic radical. bianna, back to you. we want to turn to that bank hostage situation in the washington, d.c. suburbs. that came to an unusual and dramatic end. believe it or not, snow played a big part in foiling the robber's getaway. david kerley has the story from the scene in tacoma park, maryland. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, bianna. it was all caught on tape. it was less than 24 hours that the man walking into the bank. he made a fatal mistake.
surrounded by police, the robber took a hostage, walking out of the bank, trying to escape. listen to a radio call posted by the examiner. >> he got a gun to her head. he's got a gun to her head. >> reporter: within seconds, the security dye pack and stolen money exploded. creating a red cloud. then as officers yelled to drop his weapon, the snow from this week tripped him up. the robber slipped on the snowy curb, the teller ran. surprisingly the robber chased her and six officers opened fire. >> he lost his footing, then as she was leaving, he just zeroed at her, pointed that .9 millimeter to her back. went right towards them. >> reporter: the robber was killed. the teller who ran threw her hands up to her ears as the shots rung out. she was unhurt. but, watch, a police officer hit by a ricocheting bullet. hit in the leg. he pulls up his pant leg and limps away.
officers in the crossfire as the robber chased the teller right into them. it really comes down to split seconds, doesn't it? >> the suspect comes right towards them. a very dangerous situation. something that probably these officers probably have never seen in their career and will never see again. >> reporter: even before the robber grabbed the teller. there were heroics inside the bank. the robber brought in two fake bombs. a customer saw what was going on. >> inside the bank, a lone individual who was going to visit the bank actually got in the scuffle with the gunman. from that scuffle, he was hit in the head several times by that handgun which had a trauma wound to his head and he's fine. >> reporter: this morning, the hostage with just a scrape on her elbow must be thankful that a bit of this week's snow led to the robber slipping, giving her a chance to escape. i just talked to the police chief a few minutes ago. they have identified the robber. he's a hispanic man in his 40s. they're not releasing his name yet. there have been criticism of the police tactics. but the chief says, and they have said for the last 24 hours,
they're happy that it was just a minor injury to the officer. and the hostage was not hut. dan? >> david, thank you very much for your reporting. now, pointing to extreme wealth. john paulson made headlines first when he got super rich betting against the housing market before the collapse of the housing market. now we learned that last year he made $5 billion. and linsey davis is here with the story. linsey, good morning. >> good morning, dan. he's starting to give you a little competition. 65-year-old, his net worth is $12.4 billion. he earned almost half of that just last year. >> reporter: "forbes" ranks him number 20 on the list of richest americans, even beating out mark zuckerberg and considerably higher than oprah. he is hedge fund manager john paulson. and "the wall street journal" says last year he raked in a jaw-dropping $5 billion. >> good for him. too bad it's not me. >> reporter: just to put that in perspective, $5 billion is the
entire gdp of greenland and fiji combined. that's more than $13.5 million a day. $158 a second for an entire year. how did he do it? by betting big on gold and other precious metals and investing in troubled citibank. in 2007, he made $4 billion by placing bets against those subprime mortgages that ultimately crashed the economy. he was allegedly involved in a series of trades with goldman sachs in which the s.e.c. charged goldman sold products to investors it believed would fail, so that paulson could then bet against them. paulson was never charged with wrongdoing. >> with people living on the margins, with health care problems, and people having problems with their mortgages and really living on their savings, unemployment benefits running out, it's mind-blowing. >> reporter: in addition to the long list of perks that come along with being a billionaire, paulson is also afforded the luxury of a significant tax break.
>> i think the paulson example shows the country what's wrong with their tax code. >> reporter: paulson's profits are largely considered long-term capital gains which gets taxed at 15%. the typical american pays tax up to 35%. >> government is repeatedly trying to tax these guys more and they tend to back away. >> now, we did reach out to paulson's hedge fund and did not hear back. his company started about 16 years ago. since then, it's made $26 billion. that's the third largest amount of all hedge funds. and paulson is quoted as saying he expects his funds to outperform in 2011. >> you know, what's interesting, this time around, he does seem to be more bullish as opposed to betting against the housing market. i want to ask you about your contract, i want to know what's up. >> trust me, linsey said this in jest. linsey, thank you very much.
how's this for a segue, speaking of outperformed, ron claiborne is here with the news. >> wow, thank you. >> good morning to you, dan, bianna, linsey, everyone. we begin with the the u.s. military's plan allowing gays to search openly. it will start next month and will move quickly but they said they could not guarantee the 17-year-old don't ask don't tell policy would be fully phased out this year. and court proceedings in the man charged with the deadly tucson rampage that nearly killed congresswoman gabrielle giffords is headed back to tucson. jared loughner was arraigned in phoenix last week after federal judges in tucson recused themselves because they personally knew the judge killed in that attack. the prosecutors argued that phoenix was too far for victims and witnesses to drive. and police in california have arrested a man suspected of a death threat against congresswoman watson. the man was on parole for an unrelated conviction for making terrorist threats. and the owner of the west
virginia coal mine where an explosion killed 29 workers last year is rejecting most of the findings in a government report on the cause of that accident. massey energy blames the explosion last april on natural gas entering through a crack in the floor in that mine. and not on worn and broken equipment, as the government report concluded. and ohio congressman dennis kucinich has settled a lawsuit against a capitol hill cafeteria where he says he bit into an olive pit which cracked a tooth. democratic lawmaker originally sued for $150,000. not billion dollars. and it was for the actual cost for fixing the tooth, considerably less than $150,000. >> nothing. carry on. >> leave him alone. >> go ahead. go ahead. the australian tennis open, belgium's kim clijsters had to come back from one set down to defeat china's li na. in the women's final this morning. clijsters has now won four major tournaments. three of them since returning from retirement after having a baby in 2009.
li na was trying to be the first chinese woman to win a major. came close but didn't make it. >> surprising tournaments, federer, nadal, they're out. >> they're out. men's final later our time tonight. andy murray against novak djokovic. and who do you like, dan? >> i like whoever's name i can pronounce better. >> i guess that's murray. >> and you can pronounce jackie meretsky's name? >> it rolls off the tongue. jackie, how are you doing? good morning. >> i just put your agent on speed dial. guys, let's talk a look at this system on the west, and by the way, if you live in the northeast and you think i don't need to pay any attention to what happens in the west, well, thing again because this is the low that works its way all across the nation. that could bring unsettled weather next week. right now, really just a rainmaker for seattle and portland. a quick turn to the southeast. this is some of the mildest weather since december. so temperatures are going to be 10 to 20 degrees above the norm. keep in mind, though, we do have the threat for some big storms in east texas. and some of those storms could
be severe in nature. meanwhile, another clipper system yet again in the northeast. they are known for heavy snow, but we're only looking at about an inch. detroit, you could pick up 2 inches. most of this is just going to fall as snow showers along the i-95 corridor. that's a look at your weather a >> all right, dan, back to you. >> all right, dan, back to you. >> jackie, thank you. we have an incredible story this morning. on friday, as you know, americans marked the 25th anniversary of the space shuttle "challenger."
as you'll recall, it broke up 73 seconds after launch. today, one of the astronauts will be honored by his hometown. in an incredibly moving way. his name was ron mcnair. and before he went into space, he made a stand as a little boy. steve osunsami is on the story. >> reporter: ron mcnair from little old lake city, south carolina, left this small town to see the world from the heavens above. he was one of the seven astronauts who were lost when "challenger" exploded 25 years ago. and the mission before in 1984, he became the second african-american to ever fly in space. >> i see it as something as part of man's nature to explore as far as you can, as deep as you can to the unknown. >> reporter: it was all such a long road from his humble beginnings outside of charleston where they remember their lost son. >> ron had a passion. >> reporter: in 1959, when mcnair was just 9 years old he famously made a scene at the town library when he tried to check out books on science and advanced calculus.
his former grade school principal said mcnair was a genius of a man trapped in a world of colored water fountains and segregated schools. black children were not allowed to check out books. >> they called his mother. they called a policeman and whatnot. he stayed it there until he got that book. >> reporter: today, the good people of lake city are renaming that library in memory of ron mcnair. the dr. ronald e. mcnair life history center will join a middle school and a park already named for the astronaut and graduate of m.i.t. when he died his son was just 3 years old. today, reginald mcnair is 28, and he's in town attending the celebration. >> coming back to lake city where he was born and raised to what he did, it's remarkable. it's amazing. >> reporter: people who knew him said he was always a precocious student and will forever be their hometown hero. for "good morning america", steve osunsami, abc news. >> such an amazing story.
i think we can all remember where we were when that tragedy took place. >> to see his son, that's nice too. >> yeah, that is nice. coming up on "good morning america," going to rehab. charlie sheen checks himself in rehab and his top-rated sitcom goes on hiatus. after the star lands in the hospital. what finally made him get help? and the dynamite dunk that we've been talking about. to the kid who went head first through the hoop. for three hours a week, i'm a coach. but when i was diagnosed with prostate cancer... i needed a coach. our doctor was great, but with so many tough decisions i felt lost. unitedhealthcare offered us a specially trained rn who helped us weigh and understand all our options. for me cancer was as scary as a fastball is to some of these kids. but my coach had hit that pitch before. turning data into useful answers. we're 78,000 people looking out for 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare.
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[ male announc ] honey nut cheerios tastes great and can help lower cholesterol. ♪ many of you don't know, when dan's not sitting here at the anchor desk on the weekend, he goes to do some acrobatics. and dunk himself. that is not dan harris. that is an 18-year-old. by the way, this is an accident. this is not meant to happen. >> unbelievable, though. look at that. head first. he did not mean that to happen. but he is a trained gymnast, but he was able to get out of a tight situation. that is, i mean, unbelievable to watch. he got a standing ovation from the crowd. >> going to ask him to re-create that moment. of course, not. he's joining us later in the show. good morning, america, i'm bianna golodryga. >> and i'm dan harris. this is saturday, january 29th. also, coming up, the segment where you share your thoughts and your pictures with us, to
music this morning. we're calling it "i keep on rising." we're calling the segment "your week in three words." i'll get it out eventually. >> we always do. we do begin with charlie sheen who checked himself into rehab. the "two and a half men" star was rushed to the hospital with severe abdominal pain. the latest in a long line of recent incidents that has raised serious questions about sheen's hard partying life sometime. mike von fremd has the latest. >> reporter: when charlie sheen was rushed to a los angeles hospital suffering stomach pains after hosting a party that was so wild that even an adult film star who had been there told tmz she was afraid for her life. >> i had to leave because if i didn't leave, i'd probably be in the hospital because i couldn't keep up. i called my driver and told him you need to get me out of here. >> reporter: his father, mother, and former wife, denise richards, rushed to his side. sheen released a statement saying he has voluntarily entered an undisclosed
rehabilitation center. there are no details about how long he plans to stay. cbs which broadcast the troubled star's hit show "two and a half men" has now placed production on hiatus. and says we are profoundly concerned for his health and well-being and support his decision. >> some people might think that my baggage is extra achy. >> reporter: returning from rehab to play the role on the show of a heavy drinking womanizer sounds like a road to relapse. but publicists say sheen has tremendous public support. >> americans love redemption stories. so there's the potential of a redemption story. >> reporter: many are riding on that redemption. his co-star, jon cryer, who before he learned sheen had checked into rehab, joked that this is one of charlie's wild parties. >> i'm checking tmz as i do every day to know if i have to go to work at all. >> reporter: now charlie sheen
his family and his network understand, if "two and a half men" are going to stick together, his recovery is critical. for "good morning america," mike von fremd, abc news, hollywood. >> joining me now is dr. deni carise, a clinical psychologist who is the chief clinical officer at phoenix house, a nonprofit alcohol and drug abuse treatment and prevention facility. and from los angeles, a publicist and ceo of 15 minutes p.r., howard bragman. good morning to you both. howard, i want to begin with you. we've been on the show together talking about charlie sheen's partying days and the woes that he's going through. tell us what happened to finally get him into rehab. and was his father involved? >> yeah, from what i understand, martin sheen was really critical. he was at the hospital immediately. and martin, the rest of the family, friends and his reps really all got together with charlie and insisted that he go to rehab and he get some help. this was really the final straw for them. >> and dr. carise, you know,
charlie sheen himself, many of his friends have said he's a functional addict. what does that mean? >> a functional addict is somebody who can go to work and pay the bills and still use in a way that's good for them to be addicted to drug or alcohol. >> what are the first few days going to be like for him? what do you expect him to go through now that he is in rehab? >> it's going to depend on whether or not he has to detox. how many drugs he's using how frequently. the first few days may very well be detox. and then he will move into looking at his drug use, getting education, hopefully, about his drug use. and how it's harmed his life. and take a look at what has happened as a result of his drug use. >> this isn't his first stint in rehab. what is it going to finally take to finally get him sober and to clean up? >> well, first of all, i'm so glad that he's in. it's such a great thing. that he's in there, i applaud that. that his employer is supportive and his colleagues have changed their schedule for him to get help. so those are two very important things. the other thing it will take, what we know from science,
longer is better. it doesn't mean necessarily residential rehab. it's a continuum of care. detox if he needs it, residential outpatient, i think he'd be ideally suited for a recovery coach. somebody that coaches you through your early days of recovery. i think during that time let's hope he finds some fun while he's sober. people that are sober and meet new friends that are sober. they are the fun people who were out there before they just got sober. >> and, howard, with regard to his show, "two and a half men," very popular, widely successful for cbs. a lot of critics have been saying by keeping the show on and allowing charlie to work, they've been rewarding his behavior. they finally stepped in, put the show on hiatus, what happens next? >> well, you really have to understand. cbs and warner brothers are in a precarious position, when charlie showed up for work, ready to work, and did a good job, they couldn't invoke any clauses in the contract. and i know cbs was concerned but
they had to walk a very fine line. they expressed concerns to his reps. what happens next is we hope -- you know, there were text messages that charlie sent to a journalist yesterday and said why can't a guy have a good time and go to work and do his job and party a little? and he had a negative name for his quote/unquote detractors which is very different from this publicist's statement. i have real concern that charlie is going on his own. and i believe that the people around him forced charlie to go. if that's the case, i think the doctor will agree with me, his chances of this succeeding are very, very small. >> all right. we do hope for the best for charlie sheen. thank you for joining us, we appreciate your time. howard bragman, dr. carise, we appreciate it. we want to turn to ron for a look at headlines. good morning again, ron. >> good morning to you, bianna. good morning, everyone. in the news, afghanistan's deputy governor in kandahar was killed by a suicide bomber who attacked his convoy this morning. this comes a day after nine people died.
in a bombing in kabul. in the deadliest attack in over a year. and a medical examiner in delaware reports that a former aide to president george w. bush was killed by blunt force trauma due to an assault. and sarah palin's daughter bristol will not be part of a panel discussion on sexual abstinence at washington university in st. louis next month after all. the decision was made after students objected to paying palin for appearance with money from a mandatory student activity fund. and a very exclusive table for two right on the water. literally, the piano on the sandbar in biscayne bay was replaced friday by a table with a bottle of wine and roses and a mannequin waiter. it's not clear who was behind the prank, but it is soon gone. that's a quick look at the headlines. time for the weather and jackie. >> thanks, ron. folks in wichita, kansas, had a beautiful day yesterday.
temperatures skyrocketed to 72 degrees. that is 30 above the norm. enjoy it because take a look at what's coming. another arctic blast that's going to be descending over a good part of the nation. and in wichita, your temperatures will fall significantly. 58 today, whoa, check out monday. 32 degrees. hope you had a good time washing cars and whatnot. yesterday, cold day in billings the last few days. really the area to watch is east texas, we do have the threat of some convective activity there. we could get major storms, keep in mind, if you're in seattle and portland, you need your umbrella with you today. d@d@d@d@ >> today's weather is brought to
>> today's weather is brought to you by office depot. dan and bianna, back to you. >> thank you, jackie, looking forward to that next arctic blast. sounded really fun. coming up on "good morning america," we're calling him the human dunk or the human basketball. we're going to talk to the guy that went head first to the hoop and lived to tell the tale. plus, the weekly video check-in with you. it's "your week in three words" coming up next. coming up next.
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♪ ♪ >> you don't see that every day! we are obsessed with this video. we cannot stop watching it. that is a member of the verb sol patrol, the acrobatic squad that entertains at quarters at the the phoenix suns games. he dunked himself. here's a second angle. this happened wednesday night in between the third and fourth quarters of the game against charlotte. the bobcats. the young man that went head first in the hoops is 18-year-old nick corrales. he joins us live from phoenix. hey, nick, good morning. >> good morning. >> thanks for getting up super early for us. we appreciate it. did you mean to do this? >> i would have loved to say
that i did, but, i mean, i did not. it was a complete accident. >> as you found yourself hurdling down toward the hoop, did you decide at some point, all right, i'm just going to take it on, go head first? >> well, i don't think i decided to go all the way through, until my head just started going through the hoop. at that point, i don't think i would have been able to get out in time before the person behind me finished. >> yeah, the guy behind you -- >> what? >> the guy behind you is really big. so i can imagine why the hoop seemed more attractive. i have a hoop here and trying to fit it over bianna. it's actually doable. i thought when i saw the picture it was impossible. these hoops are 18 inches wide, you actually had enough room to get through. you don't have to be tiny, tiny. >> yeah, you know, i think -- i
think when i first looked at it, i didn't really honestly think that i would be able to fit through it. but i think when it came down to it, i would have -- i'm pretty sure, if it happened to me again, i would go through the hoop again just to avoid being dunked on. >> well, nick, i understand that you're studying mechanical engineering at arizona state university. you've actually measured the exact trajectory to dunk yourself through there? >> well, i mean, i haven't exactly gone through that yet. i mean, i am just starting my first semester of physics. hopefully, by the end of the semester, i can calculate it and have something to show for it. >> right. a see a special -- an extra credit project here. so would you do this again? >> can you? >> is this going to be part of your routine? you're getting on television now, i would imagine you might want to duplicate it. >> well, i mean, i was lucky enough to not get too seriously injured.
but i mean, i doubt i'll try it again soon. but it's still something to think about. i mean, i'll probably just at some of the practices maybe map it out for a little bit cleaner entry. but i mean, it's not not something that i would want to try right away. >> it's definitely something we watched over and over this morning. i just can't stop watching it. how many times have you gone back to look at the tape? >> i think it's probably the next day that i watched it a couple times. just to actually see what really happened. because after finishing, i definitely felt as if i -- i had no idea what exactly happened. all i know, i made it through and i was able to get through safely without serious injury. >> well, you've upped the ante for a lot of team mascots. nick, thanks for joining us. >> thank you. >> you got to love slow motion. i just saw yesterday, abc news invented slow motion.
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san francisco, delays of 27 minutes at the airport. we'll be looking at high pressure giving way to low pressure that will continue to sag to the east and south. showers this evening to the north bay, maybe as far south as the airport but by 8:00 the front begins to push through and we have showers for the overnight hours into early tomorrow morning. heavier rain and looking at the possibility of thunderstorms right on through sunday morning. it is a little bit of a snow maker with three to six inches at lake level. wind weather advisory on the way up to sierra nevada. plenty of cloud cover in the south bay with upper 50s. palo alto and san jose, 56 in oakland. 53 in san francisco. temperatures are cooler than average with 60 in watsonville and look ahead, showers tonight, possibility of a thunderstorm tomorrow and after that
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