After a freak accident during the first stop of the Qashqai event in Newcastle, England. Aaron was riding a ladder bridge, when his rear tire slipped off and he fell 8 feet down landing on his tailbone. The impact caused a compression of his L1 vertebrae. After several X-Rays doctors to not foresee ANY permanent damage and expect Aaron to make a complete recovery within 6 months.
When asked about the crash Aaron stated "it was a total freak accident. I was riding a 4" wide bridge and my rear wheel just slipped off. Luckily the way I landed there will be no long term effects and doctors are expecting a 100% recovery"
Aaron went on to praise all of his sponsors for their continued support at a very difficult time. "I have the best sponsors in the world, their support gives me peace of mind and encouragement to continue to do what I love so much.
Everyone at MBUK wishes Aaron a speedy recovery.
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Everyone at Cannondale wishes Aaron a speedy and healthy recovery!