Originally Posted by Bluebull2007
That is true, he broke his foot training didn't he? I saw a video of him going past in the desert somewhere on a training run and he was insane fast.
Yes, he broke 4 toes on a track training ride in Feb and it wasn't right by the time of the DC but he was determined to go. It may have held up, but he hit a rut near the end of the leg whilst blinded by the sun and his foot slipped off the peg and got badly knocked. He couldn't get the boot on the next morning and they wouldn't let him ride without one - otherwise he would have done