My wife went into labour at midnight last night and I've spent the last 15 hours rubbing her back, panting with her and supporting her in every way that i could for a homebirth. At 1500 hrs we admitted defeat, the little man just didn't want to come and she was taken into hospital where she was rushed into theatre and we had our first child, a boy, at 1700 this evening. When the boy came out, he was grey in colour and had stopped breathing and 2 mins later the emergency theatre team got him breathing again. An hour later colour had come back to him and he was latching onto his mother both of them kept in hospital overnight though for further checks.
So i come home alone tonight leaving my wife and new boy in hospital to stick on the Moto GP and hear the awful news of Marco's death.
My emotions of the day have been dashed from the ultimate high to this dreadfully sad news low. I'm absolutely heartbroken for Marco's family and friends and especially his girlfriend. It is without a shadow of a doubt the most disturbing crash i have had the misfortune to see.
Desperately demoted right now.
Far too often people come on this site and slag off riders to a personal level that is beyond the playground and many times beyond spiteful. It's downright f**king dispicable in alot of cases. Every single person that has slagged a rider off in previous threads should hang their heads in shame today. They ALL put their lives on the line everytime they go throw a leg over their bikes in the name of the sport and the show. This is Moto GP, the world pinnacle of the sport, alot of people on this forum need to start showing a little more respect.
Can we ALL please refrain from the personal attacks on riders in the future.
R.I.P. Marco, an incredible talent snatched from us far too soon.