A little over two months have passed since the serious accident suffered by the Colombian cyclist Egan Bernal, who crashed into a bus on one of the roads in the Bogotá savannah and had multiple fractures that put his own life at risk.
With more than six surgeries in his body, the one born in Zipaquirá left the clinic and began an agile recovery process that has surprised even the most incredulous. In less than expected egan bernal he went back to riding a bike, a scene that was expected to take place much longer, due to the severity of his injuries.
The cyclist broke the silence and this Saturday spoke with the media and his followers through a ‘live’ What did you do on social media? First of all, she explained what the secret was to recover so quickly: “Two months ago I was in bed and I didn’t think I would be right now like I am. All this thanks to the impulse of the people”revealed.
In addition, he gave the sensations that he felt again when riding a bicycle: “It has been the best day of my life, being able to ride with my friends, my family, my mom, my little brother, it was very niceIt was special, plus we did it with the doctor who operated on my back, which was one of the most complicated surgeries I’ve ever had,” he said.
He even confessed about whether he ever thought about retiring or stopping his career for a few years: “Obviously cycling is my life, I am passionate about this. The first thing I thought was the same, first, look good. At the time I thought about it, cycling is worth shit, first my life and my family. That lasted me a week. Then I started to move my leg, to feel that it’s not worth that much egg either.”
Finally, Egan predicted the times in which he hopes to compete againWell, he has had the support of his team, Team Ineos.
“I dont know. I want to recover as soon as possible, but I have to listen to my body and recover to compete again. I have no desire. In the team they have supported me, they send me messages of support, of doing things calmly. Take me as long as you need. That calms me down. I will do everything possible to be in competition as soon as possible. Finishing a race would be important to me“.