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Lascorz: "I recall every moment of my crash"

Tom Sykes’ former factory Kawasaki team-mate Joan Lascorz has spoken out about his career-ending Imola testing crash for the first time, a year after the fateful events of 2 April 2012. The 28-year-old Spaniard, paralysed from the chest down, says he believes his injuries were avoidable and the circuit must share some of the blame. He says: “There must be safety investments...

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nippiman

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nippiman says:

I was paralysed in a road accident 30 years ago and while I sympathise with Joan he competed in a dangerous sport and whilst we want to make the sport as safe as possible his comments about the FIM and circuits being partly to blame just smack of the health and safety culture that either stops people putting these events on the sport being banned because its too dangerous,hope Joan has a happy and fulfilled life as I have had.

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grayzx7r

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grayzx7r says:

Aaaaahhhhhhhhhhhaaaaffffffffffffuuuuuuuucccckkkkiinnngggggggggggggg.HELL.!!!!!!!,

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willc955

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willc955 says:

Thanks

Been a fan of Joan Lascorz since I first saw him in supersport.  Always seemed quiet and humble, and also very fast.  I was very much saddened when I heard about his crash.  Such a shame...I know he would still be battling with the top riders.  Best wishes to you, Joan.  And thanks to MCN for this article.  I've been wondering about his progress for awhile but heard little news until now.

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YamahaGYTR

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YamahaGYTR says:

I really feel for Joan and what he has gone through. All the best to you Mr Lascorz I would also like to say hats off to you MCN guys for providing us an update.

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carloslavado

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carloslavado says:

Great rider, shame he couldn't bennefit from the good ZX10r Kawasaki now have! Wish him all the best!

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