Pezcyclingnews: Eurotrash Matt Monday!


Jan 3, 2005
A very full EuroTrash Monday: Matt Brammeier is back home after his big crash in the Tour of Utah, we also round up the Eneco Tour, Tour de lAin and the Arctic Race of Norway with video, reports, rider quotes and results. More team up-dates from the Vuelta a Espaa and the latest contract news.TOP STORY: Matt Brammeier back home after crash at Tour of UtahFocus on full recoveryMatt Brammeier has returned home following his accident at the Tour of Utah. The Irishman sustained severe injuries in a collision with a race vehicle when descending from Guardsman Pass in Big Cottonwood Canyon. He was immediately transported to hospital by ambulance where he underwent several check-ups.The injuries Matt sustained are significant, as he suffered fractures of the sacral and pelvic bones, as well as rib fractures on both sides, a bruised liver and fractured tooth. A small pneumothorax is resolved. Matt and the team want to thank the staff at the University of Utah Trauma centre who took great care of him. He is now back in Great Britain where he will undergo further treatment.At the moment it is not certain when hell make his return. We dont expect him back on a bike for at least the next 6 8 weeks, says team doctor Jarrad van Zuydam, whos focus is on a full recovery to allow Matt a return to racing at the top level. The Irishman himself is already focusing on 2016: Its looking like my season is well...

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