- Van Gorkom closes nine months after the accident, return as a BMX’er from
Van Gorkom closes nine months after the accident, return as a BMX’er from
October 28, 2018 11:17
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Jelle van Gorkom place nine months after his heavy accident in a point behind his career as a BMX’er. The winner of olympic silver in 2016, wants to concentrate on “a return to normal life’.
“There should be everything for neighbourhoods. And there is also everything for the districts,” said the 27-year-old Van Gorkom across the NOS.
Van Gorkom became the beginning of this year was seriously wounded in an accident during a training session at Papendal. He hit a safety chain, ran broken ribs, a fracture in the face, a crack in the skull and damage to the liver, spleen, and kidneys, and was some time in coma.