How exactly did you hurt yourself on stage one?
What were your first thoughts after the crash?
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Here's the full video, it shows how easily and quickly things can go wrong! @remi.the.semi comes in first and shows how it's properly done. Then I come in. There was a fast section with a big compression just before this section and I took that slower than practice knowing I didn't want too much speed into this section. I braked more after to scrub more speed and then was looking ahead to the corner. I was in the right position and looking farther down to the next switchback. That's when my front wheel pushed, it was slight and minimal but just enough to cause problems. I wasn't able to keep braking so I sped up, my wheel caught the rut and hooked up which sent my bike right. At this point my body started to catch up and then I was fully compressed, unable to brake or control my bike. So I was headed off the side. The lip of the trail caused me to unweight so again I couldn't brake nor control anything. All I was thinking at this point was to avoid hitting my head on a tree. As soon as I was able to turn my wheel I turned right. I was able to dodge the tree but ended up with extra impact on my left side. As you can see I got up thinking I was fine, straightened my bars and just when I went to get back on my bike I knew my ankle wasn't right. I keep replaying it hoping for a different outcome but that's not how it works. Since I'll have plenty of time to think about it and a video to show it, I'll accept all opinions and advice! Thanks for the video @enea_melandri
After some great results so far this year did you feel a lot of pressure to keep that going?
Is it harder to comes to terms with the injury when the crash wasn't when you were pushing hardest?
What is recovery looking like? How long do you think you will be out for? Is there any chance you will be back for the end of the season?
How have your sponsors taken to the news?
Anything else you would like to add?
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