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Spectator Crashes While Riding Adam Brayton's Bike 23

You couldn't make this stuff up. Adam Brayton took a big crash during his race run in Cairns, which ended with a broken leg and a severe gash, reportedly 27cm long. While he was being tended to trackside, a spectator attempted to ride down the track with Brayton's bike, only to crash on the whoop section lower down. We had another course hold while he was evacuated too, and Steve Peat got a rerun as he was shown a red flag during his original run. 

Check out the updates from Adam and Peaty below, we're glad to hear that everybody involved in this incident should pull through OK!



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Adam Brayton's crash and response to the incident:


"Yo, I just hit a tree in my run. Spectators were awesome couldn't thank them enough. The guy who took my bike down was a good man, no idea why he hit the whoops but I don't blame him they were sick. I think he's ok though. He was in my ambulance on a spine board and was pretty k'od, but that's all I know. I'm going to pop down to hospital tomorrow and see how he's doing."



Update from Peaty (via Instagram):

"Ok everyone, this is Ben Bunny McGowan, he is the reason I got a 2nd run yesterday and I just chatted with him about his injuries. He has 2 broken vertebrae and a dislocated shoulder, (in his words"all fixable") he was doing @adbrayton a favour by taking his bike to the bottom, he didn't steal it!!!! The rumours are now cleared up and I want to say heal fast Ben, no probs about my re run!! I needed it. ;) Cheers".

We here at Vital join Peaty and Adam in wishing Ben a swift and complete recovery!

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