Noga Korem Sitting Out the Derby Enduro World Cup Due to Head Injury

Mar 31, 2023
by Ed Spratt  

Noga Korem has announced that after sustaining a head injury she will be sitting out today's Enduro World Cup racing.

bigquotesGutted to let you know that I won't be racing tomorrow.

It's a pretty hard call to make but @taralazarski and @ 88gc reminded me that I only have one head so better take good care of it.

Good luck to everyone who's racing! I am super jealous.

Massive thanks for the support.

Photo: @svenmartinphoto
Noga Korem

We wish Noga all the best with her recovery and hope she is back racing soon.

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  • 39 1
 Good call and I applaud racers, teams and media that keep publicizing these good decisions to take time off after head injuries. Very good turning point to have reached to have this be the accepted course of action rather than "toughing it out".
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 Noga is tuff as nails amazing competitor glad she is taking care of herself.
  • 1 0
 I feel for her, made the right decisions yeah but... Why the hell in the picture is she riding in giggles with no lenses? She put goggles frames on and still got shit all over her face, who does this? I'm very confused.
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 I believe it helps keep the helmet in place. When so wet/muddy, sometimes pointless to ride in goggles
  • 2 0
 Dang, she’s had a rough few years with this and smoking that head-high metal pole in Spain awhile ago. Heal up!
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 There seems to be a lot of riders getting injured atm. Hopefully things settle down as we get into the season. Definitely sit it out with a head injury.
  • 2 0
 Heal up Noga! Good choice to sit this one out.
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 Not even worth competing when your brain isnt at 100%
  • 3 4
 Good call like a boxer its not how many times you get knocked down it how many times you get back up or not hahahaahah
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