Griz DH Crash! 19

This past weekend at the U.S. National Championships in Sol Vista, CO team rider Sean “Griz” McClendon had a huge crash in his DH race run. Griz was Life Flighted to Saint Anthony’s Hospital in Denver where we would find out he had broken his left Collarbone, Shattered both sides of his pelvis, and dislocated his right hip. He’ll go under the knife a total of 4 times to have his pelvic bones pinned back together. Everybody send good healing vibes and wish Griz the best through this rough time in his life. GET WELL SOON, WE LOVE YOU!!!

Credit: J.D. Swanguen
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  • ombei

    7/22/2010 11:03 AM

    get well soon man

  • CamMcCaul

    7/22/2010 9:50 AM

    Shiiit dog!! that was a big one.... Everybody deserves a chance to pin it... You were pinning it, now the doctors get to Pin (you back together) .. take the down-time 2 work on some gangster raps. You'll be pinning it even harder soon w/ all those new pins in ya.

  • One Ghost

    7/22/2010 9:40 AM

    god speed brother, heal up soon but not to soon, remember, any crash you can remember is a good crash!

  • drinkbeerdaily

    7/22/2010 9:11 AM

    Damn, boy. That crash was hag. Healy vibes, get well soon man.

  • alloneword

    7/22/2010 8:37 AM

    Damn Griz. Keep your head up and we'll see you back on the scene again real soon. You've got the best support and plenty of friends behind ya man.

  • jptree

    7/22/2010 7:49 AM

    Get well soon man, sorry about this crash

  • Reidy

    7/22/2010 4:42 AM

    Hey mate hang in there, get through the surgery and time in hospital, rest well, sleep well and eat well, then go hard as with your physio & rehab, why do I say this, becuase I shattered my pelvis in Jan this year, plates screws the lot! I'm now back shredding again & I am 42 years old, good luck mate you'll be right.
  • DHtutor

    7/21/2010 11:03 PM

    how big was that jump?

  • morpheuscycles

    7/21/2010 8:40 PM

    get well bro. I'm coming to shred pine valley with you next year for sure!! You'll be back soon. Time flies!

  • Uncle Cliffy

    7/21/2010 8:04 PM

    Wow! That could've been much worse... Healing vibes Sean!

  • LOS 25

    7/21/2010 7:54 PM

    Cuban B wishes you nothing but the best son. Keep your head up kid.

  • thom9719

    7/21/2010 6:44 PM

    Heal up Griz! We're all stoked it wasn't worse.

  • craigglaspellphoto

    7/21/2010 6:27 PM

    Did not wanna see that wreck again, and the waterworks started when the heli video came in-Thanks JD

    best wishes griz

  • macewen

    7/21/2010 6:17 PM

    Sad to see. Get well soon man.

    Too many of these lately... Fabien, Hill, Dan Atherton...

  • sittingduck

    7/21/2010 5:38 PM

    Heal up fast, and get back on the gas!

  • Ross Measures

    7/21/2010 4:08 PM

    Heal up Griz!

  • Magee

    7/21/2010 3:54 PM

    Griz just pins to hard. Heal vibes man. Get well soon!

  • ZD

    7/21/2010 3:23 PM

    Not cool. He'll be back.

  • daymz

    7/21/2010 3:17 PM

    Griz my man... enjoy your extended stay in Denver mate. It's a lovely place and I hear the food is to die for. Get well soon mate.