Canadian Cyclist Leukemia 24/7-1 April5
   Follow us on Twitter
Find us on Facebook
ACS Apollo Bikes - November 19
Cyclist's Edge - November 15
TAg Nov 24 (+225)
Flow Coaching December 18
Share the Road - Dec 14

IMBA Canada - Dec 14

Specialized Spring Into Summer CC1 May 5

Daily News


September 3/07 5:57 am - Tara Llanes Badly Injured at the Jeep KOM Event

Posted by Editor on 09/3/07

There is lots of talk here at the Mountain Bike Worlds about the serious injuries the popular American 4-Crosser Tara Llanes suffered on the weekend at the Jeep KOM event in Beaver Creek, Colorado. Llanes crashed in the semi-finals, breaking her back, and was airlifted to a hospital in Denver, where she underwent seven hours of surgery on Sunday. Llanes' family subsequently issued a statement:

"We will continue to learn more about her injuries in the upcoming weeks and will continue to keep you posted. Since coming out of surgery, Tara, drugged and very happy, has kept in good spirit and has promised not to let this beat her. We ask that you have as much faith as Tara does throughout this difficult period. In the meantime, we are hoping Tara will be able to come back home in 1 to 2 weeks."

I have spent lots of time kibitzing with Tara at races over the years, and she is always one of the most positive, upbeat people on the circuit. Our best wishes to Tara and her family.


Return to Canadian Cyclist homepage | Back to Top
WoB Save Sale Jan29
DOrnellas Bike Sale April 1
The 11 Silber April 29
Jakroo Main Jan4 - GP
CC Advertise April 14

Dundas Speed Shop - Jan 11 (+524)

 © Copyright 1998-2016 Canadian Cyclist. All rights reserved.  Privacy Policy | Contact | Subscribe to RSS Feed  | Login