What we can learn from X Games crashes

What we can learn from X Games crashes

After bad accidents to Marcus Gronholm and Toomas Heikkenen at last weekend's X Games, David Evans looks at what went wrong and asks if Gronholm should strive to come back or hang up his helmet

I hate those text messages. There was another one early Sunday. "Heard about Gronholm? Big one." And they just kept coming after that. Sometimes the best sport in the world can be the worst as well. Our sport hurts people. It bites. But that's a risk our heroes are ready to take. Maybe the time has come for Marcus Gronholm to stop taking those risks.


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