Because I used to show horses before I skated, I used to call the boards 'the rails'. As in 'Can we do that at the rails?' Coaches would give me funny looks.
"I'm never going to get this." (said about many things, and proved wrong)
"Oh, that should be easy." (said about many things, and proved wrong)
"If this ankle is broken, I'm never skating again." (said only once, and proved wrong)