2017’s first British winner of the Dakar and 2022 crown defender has simply had a Stage 1 spill, surrendering his protection of the Dakar championship to the subsequent fortunate lad/lass in line.
In response to the current press launch, this isn’t the 33-year-old’s first time on the brief finish of the stick in the case of the world’s most harmful two-wheeling rally occasion (nor, I believe, wouldn’t it be anyone’s disgrace to confess the identical).
2018 noticed the Sutherland on a stretcher with a paralyzed again, re-animating with a incredible comeback in 2022, then off the bike once more for 2023, this time as a result of a concussion and a cracked shoulder on the 52 kilometers mark, a part of which included a 367km particular down the Purple Coastline from the Sea Camp.
“The organizers Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) stated Sunderland, ‘aware and totally cell,’ was airlifted to Yanbu hospital,” states the report from Bike Sports activities.
Our greatest to the long-lasting fellow; we hope he heals quickly…goodness is aware of his monitor report means the star received’t be down for lengthy.
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