Tara Llanes: "I'm going to fight this all the way"

Paralysed American 4X racer speaks about her condition

The news that American downhill and 4X racer Tara Llanes had what appears to be a career ending accident while racing 4X at the recent Jeep King of Mountain event in Vail, Colorado filtered through about a week ago and shocked all who heard it.

Tara is currently paralysed from the waist down. While the situation is still in flux, the prospects are not bright.

What Mountain Bike's Justin Loretz spoke to Tara about her condition today, as he writes in the WhatMTB blog.

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