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Old 05-18-2017, 03:03 PM   #21
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I guess I stand corrected, I allowed my experience in Rome cloud my opinion of an entire country I guess. I just remember when I was there that it was rare to see a car that didn't have multiple dents and paint swaps.
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Old 05-18-2017, 03:04 PM   #22
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translated from an Italian website - if true, hopefully it's a sign of good things to come

"19:03 THERE 'ACTIVITY' BRAIN
A small sign of hope comes from Cesena. There would, in fact, brain activity in response to pain by Hayden. The situation, however, remains desperate.
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Old 05-18-2017, 03:18 PM   #23
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Traumatic brain injury. I don't see there being any real "good news" possible.
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Old 05-18-2017, 06:48 PM   #24
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Absolute shite. Just another reminder cagers don't give a dam no matter what mode of transportation. Actually pretty sad about this, and I rarely care about the world's problems.
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Old 05-18-2017, 07:04 PM   #25
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Jeez, this is sad. Yesterday glancing at motogp.com they mentioned a cycling accident, but not many details, figured Nicky was beat up some but not this. For some reason, as soon as I saw traumatic brain injury in this thread Michael Schumacher popped into my head. I pray to God that his injuries aren't as severe and he can make a meaningful recovery.
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Old 05-18-2017, 07:21 PM   #26
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I guess I stand corrected, I allowed my experience in Rome cloud my opinion of an entire country I guess. I just remember when I was there that it was rare to see a car that didn't have multiple dents and paint swaps.
Oh, Rome!

In Rome it is unsafe to cross the street in a marked crosswalk, in the presence of a traffic cop, even if you are holding the hand of a nun.

And a priest.

I was talking about the countryside in Tuscany and Umbria.
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Old 05-18-2017, 07:31 PM   #27
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The offending car.
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Old 05-18-2017, 08:49 PM   #28
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Traumatic brain injury. I don't see there being any real "good news" possible.
Fingers crossed.

You might be surprised. Back in '98 I had a brain tumor removed. While in the hospital hanging out with the neurosurgeons, I learned of several people who had gunshots and other severe head trauma, that turned out ok. Don't get me wrong - even what I went through is a special kind of hell, but with time and re-learning, people can and do recover.

The brain can heal itself, and it can re-purpose healthy areas for tasks formerly handled by damaged areas. It depends heavily on the nature of the patient, and numerous other factors, none of which is really well known or understood.

The doctors are very clear from the outset. You can end up anywhere from dead to perfectly normal. Your personality may change. Your physical and mental abilities can diminish or improve, or just change.

While I hesitate to offer hope where there may be none (there are lots of accident survivors drooling on themselves in the hallways of nursing homes) there are chances that recovery can be made.

I am an optimist, so I hope for the best for Nicky.
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Old 05-19-2017, 03:23 AM   #29
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Old 05-19-2017, 06:40 AM   #30
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UPDATED: Friday morning update reports no change in Nicky Hayden's condition
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Old 05-19-2017, 08:57 AM   #31
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Old 05-19-2017, 09:47 AM   #32
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Some reports that he has passed.

http://reports-tv.com/ex-motogp-cham...breaking-news/

And this describing the above as fake news.

http://www.roadracingworld.com/news/...ies-fake-news/

Note that Earl disputes updates from that site, as well as many "credible" sources that claimed (and posted here previously) he was put in a coma etc.
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Old 05-19-2017, 09:51 AM   #33
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"Family announces in statement"

No announcement referenced. Nothing from Honda either.

Hoping this is bogus.
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Old 05-19-2017, 10:54 AM   #34
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Ditto! If ever I was hoping for some fake news.....
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Old 05-19-2017, 10:55 AM   #35
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No change in his condition.

https://www.superbikeplanet.com/abso...ens-condition/
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Old 05-19-2017, 11:03 AM   #36
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So no change then.
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Old 05-19-2017, 11:41 AM   #37
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This just in from Red Bull:
19 May 2017

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Latest hospital statement on Nicky Hayden’s condition – 19 May

The following statement regarding Nicky Hayden’s current condition has been released today, 19 May 2017, at 19:45 local time (GMT +2), by the Maurizio Bufalini Hospital in Cesena (Italy).

“The clinical picture of Nicky Hayden remains unchanged. His condition is still extremely critical.

He is still in the intensive care unit of Cesena’s Maurizio Bufalini Hospital and the prognosis stays reserved.”
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Old 05-19-2017, 12:47 PM   #38
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Dammit just saw this. Followed him from supersport to moto gp to wsbk. My favorite rider. I just saw this and I am sick.
I sport his helmet while racing online in ride2.
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Old 05-19-2017, 01:05 PM   #39
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What a sickening development. If this can happen to someone like Nicky, who seemingly possesses superhero powers on the world's baddest ass motorcycles at the highest levels of racing, it can happen to any one of us.

Praying for Nicky's recovery.
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Fingers crossed.

You might be surprised.
The brain can heal itself, and it can re-purpose healthy areas for tasks formerly handled by damaged areas.

I am an optimist, so I hope for the best for Nicky.
I like being an optimist. But I also know of others, such as Michael Schumacher. He's alive, but still "rehabilitating" at home (and will be the rest of is life). Much, much of a different life now.
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