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Pro cyclists tough, maybe?
Last Post 07/23/2014 12:28 AM by 79 pmooney. 0 Replies.
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07/23/2014 12:28 AM
Riding the longest TdF stage with pneumothorax incurred in a crash at the start.  In layman's terms, that's 147 miles with a collapsed lung. 

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/tour-de-france-reto-hollenstein-suffers-pneumothorax-on-stage-16

Reto Hollenstein, IAM touched wheels and crashed at the start today.  Was delayed 5 minutes.  Chased for 60k to rejoin the peloton and finished with the grupetto, finishing 27 minutes down in 161st place.  6 hours, 47 minutes of racing with a collapsed lung!

I wish I could find the photo of that soccer player feigning injury!

Ben
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