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Simon Whitfield's Crash & Burn

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Even Olympic athletes have serious accidents. The following video shows the horrible accident Simon Whitfield experienced early in the cycling portion of his 2012 Olympic triathlon race: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bG9Po6Ef5Z8 If you watch the replay of his accident in slow motion, you can see he takes a serious blow to the head. Thank goodness he was wearing a safety helmet. Although he is probably in a lot of pain from the road rash and stitches to his foot, his injuries could have been much worse, even fatal, if he wasn't wearing his safety helmet. What drives me crazy is the people who...

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