14-Year-Old British Talent Cup Champion Road to Recovery ‘Miraculous’

(Bike Sport News)- British Talent Cup Champion Johnny Garness is beginning on the road to recovery almost a week after sustaining serious head injuries and bleeding on the brain in an accident while testing in Portugal.

Garness – a prominent member of Michael Laverty’s VisionTrack Racing Academy – was involved in an accident while testing at the Circuit do Estoril last Thursday [27th April]. The 14-year old suffered a high-side on his own before then being struck by the bike of a close-following rival

Taken to hospital in nearby Lisbon, Garness sustained ‘very severe impacts to his head, resulting in a fractured skull and numerous bleeds on his brain’. CONTINUE