Philippaerts Injured, Out For Season

Cycle News Staff | August 4, 2010

Monster Energy Yamaha’s David Philippaerts will likely miss the rest of the 2010 MX1 World Motocross Championship after breaking both wrists in a practice crash yesterday at a track in Germany. The 27-year-old Italian underwent several hours of surgery last night.Philippaerts suffered the injury when he came up short on a double jump with his wrists taking the brunt of the impact. The 2008 MX1 World Champion is currently seventh in the MX1 World Championship as the series heads to the Grand Prix of the Czech Republic this weekend.

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