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Postby kevinllewellyn » 08 Jul 2011, 23:04

Simon has just had an accident. He has a broken collarbone. He is in hospital

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Postby NOOG » 08 Jul 2011, 23:06

Oh No...That is horrible news. Did this happen at RAW?

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Postby kevinllewellyn » 08 Jul 2011, 23:09

It did happen at RAW

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Postby othy » 08 Jul 2011, 23:13

It was at RAW. It is the opposite collarbone to the one he broke last time. Seemed to be more disappointed then in pain. Tim took him to hospital.

Bike has lost some spokes on the rear wheel but the rest looks ok.

Accident occurred with Dave Stevens. I think Dave was trying to push down into the paceline, but I only caught the end of it. Was on the back straight and they slid a fair way.
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Postby NOOG » 08 Jul 2011, 23:15

Oh bugger...I guess that makes 3 of us watching RAW from the sidelines :cry:

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Postby T-Bone » 09 Jul 2011, 00:46

Hopefully it's a quick recovery.

The bike looks fine apart from the rear wheel.

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Postby Simon Llewellyn » 09 Jul 2011, 09:42

Thanks e everybody for the well wishes & bringing my bike home.

It's a bizzare experience to read about the condition of my bike without seeing it! but that fits what I thought happenned. I was sitting at about 5th wheel & there was someone the front who was really determined to slow the race down. first someone else road around him and sped it up. then he somehow got back on the front and slowed it down again, annoying everyone. the second time dave went around him and sped it up dramatically. Dave then swung up and must of just assumed he had split the field when swung down as he didn't see me and at first I think just kind of bounced off but must of lost his balance and I was nearly past him when his bars went though my rear wheel & I went sky bourne landing on my shoulder. My right collar bone poppd on impact & we both slid from the track to the infield.

My body is ok othewise. a few bruises on my hip and thigh. taken the skin off my forearm too. But I'm ok.

cheers Simon.

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Postby tedrobin » 09 Jul 2011, 09:53

Damn - bad luck mate. At least it wasn't the other collarbone, or you'd probably really be in trouble. I hope it's one of those breaks which heals reasonably quickly and unproblematically.

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Postby Stuart » 09 Jul 2011, 10:31

bummer indeed Simon and wishing you a speedy recovery. Now, we need somebody to step up for the guaranteed 10 points a week we'll be losing ...

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Postby patn » 09 Jul 2011, 12:20

Really sorry to hear that Simon :( all the best for a super speedy recovery

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Postby shrubb face » 09 Jul 2011, 12:40

:( Thats not good news at all Simon. Do you need surgury this time?

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Postby othy » 09 Jul 2011, 13:00

Simon, I'm not sure if you have to sleep sitting up, but I have a bed wedge you can borrow if required.

It is similar to this one:
http://www.ilcnsw.asn.au/items/846

Works quiet well (better then stacking pillows), I had to use it for about 2 months.

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Postby timyone » 09 Jul 2011, 13:03

i didnt know we posted up about crashes! as not to down play the vibe of riding!

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Postby PeterOS » 09 Jul 2011, 14:33

All the best Simon, hope your not in to much pain.

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Postby jbcow » 13 Jul 2011, 22:33

Hey Simon - what is the latest news? How are you feeling now?
Hope the news is good for a quick recovery.

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Postby Lizanne » 14 Jul 2011, 08:12

he was down @ the track yesterday smiling and being and evil coach.

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Postby weiyun » 14 Jul 2011, 13:40

Sorry to hear it. Good luck with your treatment!

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Postby jbcow » 14 Jul 2011, 21:53

Ouch Simon 4 pieces that is not fun!
Keep us up to date.

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Postby kwittich » 15 Jul 2011, 19:04

tough break buddy (literally)......get well soon

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Postby Peter T » 18 Jul 2011, 22:02

Our thoughts are with you Simon.

All the very best,

Peter & Michele.

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Postby jermxx » 19 Jul 2011, 10:48

Good luck today

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Postby Simon Llewellyn » 19 Jul 2011, 21:09

Thank you everybody for your well wishes & support! I had suqgery this afternoon which went very well. The doctor spoke to me post op & said i made the right decision as the bones were so displaced they would not have easilly healed. I am very tired but am in very good spirits! My beautiful wife has been very kind & supportive. Thank you all once again.

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Postby jbcow » 19 Jul 2011, 21:11

Let us know how the recovery continues!

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Postby NOOG » 19 Jul 2011, 21:41

Glad to hear it all went well Simon :D


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