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post #1 of (permalink) Old 09-23-2008, 09:57 AM Thread Starter
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Blair Morgan Seriously Injured

Blair Morgan has been a vital member of the Blackfoot motocross team in Canada for six years, becoming a hero and role model for scores of Canadian and international motocross and snocross enthusiasts. I have been asked by Blackfoot to forward this update to the moto and snow media. We received the following update from Blair Morgan's wife, Terri, letting us know what his condition is. -dan

Blair Morgan September 22, 2008

As most of you know Blair has suffered a substantial injury due to a crash while practicing for Montreal Supercross at the Olympic Stadium in Montreal.

During Saturday afternoon practice in Montreal, Blair sustained substantial injuries to his middle back. A surgery was performed and went well, however it was soon discovered that as a result of the vertebrae separating from each other on impact, Blair’s spinal cord was severed, leaving him with paralysis from his middle back down. He was taken off the ventilator soon after surgery and has been progressing well since. This afternoon (September 22, 2008) he was moved out of ICU to the orthopaedic floor and arrangements are now being made for his transfer closer to home. He is resting now and he is focused on recovering and working closely with the physiotherapists. I know as most of you do as well, Blair is a fighter and this incidence will not keep him down for long.

Special thanks to everyone for their well wishes, just so you know there are so many people rooting for Blair and we really appreciate it so much.

Please feel free to e-mail your questions and well wishes to Blair at:
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oh man thats horrible.

i recently crashed my ATV a broke my back too
3 vertabree but only 1 was broken all the way

but i luckly did not get any spinal cord damage

its a 3 month recovery (its been a month) but a full recovery

i hate seeing other riders hurt, no matter what kind of ride u got

and it always seems to be broken backs. i remember seeing Jaramia Jones (please be spelt right lol) get hurt in a crash and he is paralized also (he was for team suzuki i belive 2 ish years ago on the LTR 450s)

any way thats too bad =(
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Thank you from Blair Morgan family

Thank you everyone for the wonderful support over the past 9 weeks. Blair the Children and I are so thankful for all the support...Congratulations to Tucker for his wins at Duluth this past weekend.

Terri Morgan

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