I came to in the infield, lying on sharp, baseball-sized rocks and gasping for air like a beached fish––all the ribs on my right side were broken and poking my insides as if I’d swallowed a Swiss army knife. I also had a dislocated shoulder, a torn rotator cuff, a broken collarbone, a fractured vertebra, and torn…
You ever have a motorcycle come up crazy fast behind your car, and then you watch in your mirror and pray to the speed gods that he slows down? This is one of those times where the rider doesn't. And it's bad.
I can't decide what's crazier in this video: the nine or 10 bikes that go down at the start of this race, or the announcer's incredulous reactions to it, which include "CARNAGE!" and "a bowling alley with bikes everywhere!"