Westley's First Trampoline
2016
And A Human Being Named Westley

Westley's very first experience with a trampoline took place on Dorina Lake.
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Distant Trampoline
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43° 46' 21.73" N, 122° 56' 15.29" W
35635 Shoreview Drive
Dorena, Oregon external link external link
(Date Photographed: 16:35:28 Monday 25 July 2016)
(Date Published: Friday 13 January 2017)
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Westley's mom led him into the water to swim to the floating trampoline.


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Swam Together
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Baker Bay Campground and Marina
43° 46' 21.99" N, 122° 56' 15.52" W
35635 Shoreview Drive
Dorena, Oregon external link external link
(Date Photographed: 16:37:04 Monday 25 July 2016)
(Date Published: Friday 13 January 2017)
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Westley and his mom swam together through murky water to reach the trampoline.


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First Try Failed
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Baker Bay Campground and Marina
43° 46' 21.99" N, 122° 56' 15.52" W
35635 Shoreview Drive
Dorena, Oregon external link external link
(Date Photographed: 16:37:21 Monday 25 July 2016)
(Date Published: Friday 13 January 2017)
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The first attempt to swim to the trampoline failed because Westley felt unsafe.


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Denver Pulled It Closer
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Baker Bay Campground and Marina
43° 46' 21.99" N, 122° 56' 15.52" W
35635 Shoreview Drive
Dorena, Oregon external link external link
(Date Photographed: 16:39:14 Monday 25 July 2016)
(Date Published: Friday 13 January 2017)
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Denver pulled the trampoline closer to shore, much to the relief of Westley.


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The Second Try
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Baker Bay Campground and Marina
43° 46' 21.99" N, 122° 56' 15.52" W
35635 Shoreview Drive
Dorena, Oregon external link external link
(Date Photographed: 16:40:10 Monday 25 July 2016)
(Date Published: Friday 13 January 2017)
© 2016 Bryan Costales
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The second try to reach the trampoline after it had been pulled in close.


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Success
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The Floating Trampoline external link
Baker Bay Campground and Marina
43° 46' 21.99" N, 122° 56' 15.52" W
35635 Shoreview Drive
Dorena, Oregon external link external link
(Date Photographed: 16:40:29 Monday 25 July 2016)
(Date Published: Friday 13 January 2017)
© 2016 Bryan Costales
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After a short swim from shore, they reached the trampoline and paused at the floating platform.


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Up Onto The Top
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Baker Bay Campground and Marina
43° 46' 21.99" N, 122° 56' 15.52" W
35635 Shoreview Drive
Dorena, Oregon external link external link
(Date Photographed: 16:41:23 Monday 25 July 2016)
(Date Published: Friday 13 January 2017)
© 2016 Bryan Costales
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Westley climbed up onto the top of the trampoline with the help of his mother.


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Rested
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The Floating Trampoline external link
Baker Bay Campground and Marina
43° 46' 21.99" N, 122° 56' 15.52" W
35635 Shoreview Drive
Dorena, Oregon external link external link
(Date Photographed: 16:41:41 Monday 25 July 2016)
(Date Published: Friday 13 January 2017)
© 2016 Bryan Costales
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Once atop the trampoline, the urge was to rest at first before attempting to jump.


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Video: Westley's First Jump
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Baker Bay Campground and Marina
43° 46' 21.99" N, 122° 56' 15.52" W
35635 Shoreview Drive
Dorena, Oregon external link external link
(Date Filmed: 16:42:22 Monday 25 July 2016)
(Date Published: Friday 13 January 2017)
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A video showing Westley's first few jumps on a trampoline.


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Jumps Like A Dance
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Baker Bay Campground and Marina
43° 46' 21.99" N, 122° 56' 15.52" W
35635 Shoreview Drive
Dorena, Oregon external link external link
(Date Photographed: 16:45:31 Monday 25 July 2016)
(Date Published: Friday 13 January 2017)
© 2016 Bryan Costales
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The first jumps by Westley on a trampoline looked more like a dance.


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Waved Hi To Camera
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Baker Bay Campground and Marina
43° 46' 21.99" N, 122° 56' 15.52" W
35635 Shoreview Drive
Dorena, Oregon external link external link
(Date Photographed: 16:48:45 Monday 25 July 2016)
(Date Published: Friday 13 January 2017)
© 2016 Bryan Costales
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The tired duo of Westley and his mom waved hi to the camera.


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Dismounted The Trampoline
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Baker Bay Campground and Marina
43° 46' 21.99" N, 122° 56' 15.52" W
35635 Shoreview Drive
Dorena, Oregon external link external link
(Date Photographed: 16:57:59 Monday 25 July 2016)
(Date Published: Friday 13 January 2017)
© 2016 Bryan Costales
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Westley reached for help to descend from the trampoline and back down to the floating platform.


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Back On Platform
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Baker Bay Campground and Marina
43° 46' 21.99" N, 122° 56' 15.52" W
35635 Shoreview Drive
Dorena, Oregon external link external link
(Date Photographed: 16:58:32 Monday 25 July 2016)
(Date Published: Friday 13 January 2017)
© 2016 Bryan Costales
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Back on the floating platform they discussed a strategy for the swim to shore.


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The Swim Back
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The Floating Trampoline external link
Baker Bay Campground and Marina
43° 46' 21.99" N, 122° 56' 15.52" W
35635 Shoreview Drive
Dorena, Oregon external link external link
(Date Photographed: 17:03:59 Monday 25 July 2016)
(Date Published: Friday 13 January 2017)
© 2016 Bryan Costales
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The swim back to shore was less eventful than the swim out.


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At Last Ashore
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The Floating Trampoline external link
Baker Bay Campground and Marina
43° 46' 21.99" N, 122° 56' 15.52" W
35635 Shoreview Drive
Dorena, Oregon external link external link
(Date Photographed: 17:04:27 Monday 25 July 2016)
(Date Published: Friday 13 January 2017)
© 2016 Bryan Costales
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At last back to shore, Westley's feet could again touch the dirt at the bottom of the lake.


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Westley Climbed
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The Floating Trampoline external link
Baker Bay Campground and Marina
43° 46' 21.99" N, 122° 56' 15.52" W
35635 Shoreview Drive
Dorena, Oregon external link external link
(Date Photographed: 17:04:55 Monday 25 July 2016)
(Date Published: Friday 13 January 2017)
© 2016 Bryan Costales
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#C16_8389


Westley climbed from the lake back up the rocky shore toward dry land.


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