Apparently, I’m more hard core than I thought. A day after returning home with what I thought were a couple of bruised ribs from a fall after Melgeorges I found myself in the ER with difficulty breathing. Turns out I broke my ribs six times and tore a small hole in my diaphragm in the process.

The surgery went well and I’m on to the road to recovery.

Thanks again to the volunteers. A special thanks to Ken Krueger for putting on an awesome race and helping me get my bike into my car afterward.

Next year I may watch from the comfort of home.