RCH Racing Soaring Eagle Suzuki‰Ûªs Broc Tickle suffered an accident in practice at the Toronto AMA/ FIM World Supercross 12th round on Saturday, injuring his T7 vertebrae and has been under the care of St. Michael‰Ûªs Hospital where Dr. Howard Ginsberg has now performed surgery to repair the damage.
‰ÛÏBroc‰Ûªs surgery was successful and we are wishing him a speedy and 100% recovery," said RCH Racing team co-owner Carey Hart. "We can‰Ûªt wait to see him healthy and back racing."
‰ÛÏI‰Ûªm extremely bummed about Broc‰Ûªs misfortune in Toronto." The Teams other co-owner Ricky Carmichael added. "The most important thing is his health and taking every step to ensure his comfort and recovery.
"All of us couldn‰Ûªt be more proud of him and how well he‰Ûªs been riding. We are looking forward to seeing him get a leg over his bike again soon."
The RCH Racing Soaring Eagle Team also thanked the Asterisk mediacl team for the quick response and the undivided attion they gave their fallen rider.
‰ÛÏOn behalf of the entire RCH Racing team, we would like to thank the Asterisk medical team, the doctors and nurses on site, both during transport and upon arrival at St. Michaels." A team spokeman stated. "We appreciate their quick response and undivided attention and care for Broc.
"We would also like to sincerely thank the fans and the industry for their thoughts and prayers.‰Û