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the phrase "look behind"

Unfortunately we'll hit our rocks and have our problems and scare everybody. It's just like a roller coaster, aahh, oohh, eehh, but in the end, guess what? It'll come out nice and smooth and you'll get off and you'll look behind you and say, 'what a ride.'
What is "hit our rocks"? And what is "It'll come out nice and smooth and you'll get off and you'll look behind you and say, 'what a ride'"? What is the meaning of "get off " and "look behind"?

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    This is a person who is using a roller coaster ride in a simile "just like a" to express encountering difficulties and problems that along the way will be overcome and dealt with leaving one with a feelling of exhilaration and approval of his own deeds.
    It would help if you had some more context to give, but it is safe enough to say that "to hit one's rocks" (the road will be rocky/there will be bumps along the road), means that there will be obstructions and not a clear path, not a problem-free path. Think of "hurdles".
    At the end of the "roller coaster ride" you will ''come off" it, you will descend from it (roller coaster/ the "adventure" you had), only to "look behind".
    This last part is an expression used to show that you look into your past from the present, to pass judgement on how it was for you, good or bad. In this case, after this bumpy ride, you will look back to what you have overcome and judge the fact that you have overcome it all in a positive way.
    This was written by quite an optimist, I gather :)

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