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Armstrong hit by car?!

Old 08-31-00, 01:22 PM
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Anyone have any details on this? i just saw it on the news today, when was it? is he hurt?
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Old 08-31-00, 03:45 PM
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"Banged up" is the term Armstrong used

Here's a link with some info:

http://www.abcnews.go.com/sections/s...sh_000831.html

Reportedly, his bike took the worst of it.

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Lance Armstrong

You can also check out http://www.lancearmstrong.com. They have a lot of information about the incident.
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thanks for the info

Good to know that he will only be down for two days, whew!
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Lance fractured a vertebrae in his neck. He says that it hurts a lot but he is managing to continue training. He is still planning on racing the road race and time trial in Sydney.
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To those of you who want the gory details, here is the full story courtesy of cyclingnews.com: -

Armstrong update: fractured vertebrae

Lance Armstrong's training crash last week in Nice resulted in more serious injuries than first thought, it was
revealed by the US Postal team today. An MRI scan taken at the Centre d'Imagerie Medicale De Monaco
showed that Armstrong suffered a fractured vertebrae in the region of his neck and will keep him out of
competition in the coming weeks.

The collision with the car took place on August 29, and Armstrong immediately went to hospital for X-rays.
Although they proved negative, he complained of neck pain and went for an MRI and CT scan. where the
fracture of the transverse process of the C7 vertebrae was revealed.

The injury is certainly a setback to his Olympics preparation but he said that he still intends to compete in
Sydney. He is able to train but cannot move his neck too far, meaning that road training is quite dangerous. He
will not be able to race on Saturday's Paris-Brussels and Sunday's Grand Prix Fourmies, however he does
intend starting in the GP des Nations time trial on September 16. After that, he will decide whether to come to
Sydney.
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made you look! haha
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You scared me!
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I was just about to pop open the champagne.
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You got me assclown.
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I looked at the date first...
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Originally Posted by Team Hammertime
made you look! haha
This is supposed to be funny somehow?
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I bet the car crumpled under Lance's awesome power.
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