Similar thing happened to me when I broke my neck, although the force seemingly wasn’t as much to separate the bones in my neck, just split them.
Was up walking just (although sort of had to re-learn to do it) after 10 days.
And I still ride the bike… madness apparently.
Nice one kiddie though!
good lad…good lad…
A very lucky boy to survive that. And what great work by the hospital to get him back.
If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs…then you’ll [live] to be a man, my son.
With apologies to Rudyard Kipling
For some reason, that makes me feel a little funny… Lucky kid. Though why didn’t he have a proper neck-brace on whilst racing?!
The Hans device probably isn’t required in the lower levels of motorsport. Although would have saved all the problems the little tyke has gone through.