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Gee Atherton returns to racing at Pink Bull Hardline in Endura Customized Package


Gee Atherton’s crash on the Knife Edge final summer season was past horrific. The tumble broke most of the British downhiller’s bones, punctured a lung, and landed him within the hospital for 2 weeks.

Enjoying the nauseating footage again, it’s considerably superb he ever acquired up — particularly again on the bike. However that’s precisely the place he’s at for this 12 months’s Pink Bull Hardline this weekend, his Instagram story confirmed Tuesday.

In a “particular rider announcement,” Pink Bull confirmed the resilient G-Man kitting out and taking the road at this 12 months’s monitor in Wales’ Dyfi Forest.

From what we perceive, the course is a beast — and judging by how far Atherton’s are available simply over a 12 months since his damage, we guess he’s prepared to offer it hell.

Atherton’s brother Dan helped design the 2022 Hardline course, which mixes enormous freestyle jumps with “extraordinarily technical” downhill options. What which means for riders: dial it in throughout observe, then nail the strikes in finals. Together with the Athertons, standouts arrive from across the globe within the type of Brook Macdonald, Kade Edwards, Andreas Kolb, and extra.

“The hazard with pushing your self to the very restrict of what you are able to do is that these items can go fallacious and so they go fallacious spectacularly. These accidents had been unhealthy; however then once more, I knew the dangers. And I don’t remorse that,” he stated after his ragdoll off the Knife Edge.

However the focus will possible heart on Atherton, in his Endura Customized Package.

“Endura’s Customized Traces X Customized Package undertaking highlights three athletes’ distinctive views and line decisions at DYFI bike park whereas displaying off their customized kits from Endura. Gee Atherton, Jim Monroe, and Johny Salido all come from totally different using backgrounds, and every one exemplifies the great thing about artistic line alternative on this video undertaking.”

Qualifying and observe for Pink Bull Hardline 2022 start on Saturday, Sept. 10. Tune in to catch him again in motion dwell on Pink Bull TV for the finals, Sunday at 7 a.m. CDT.

redbull.com/hardline



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