Concussion is a hot topic in sport at the moment. But road cycling is often left out of the conversation, which tends to be far more focussed on contact team sports. Conor set out to open up the conversation around concussion with two riders who’ve experienced brain injuries, Ian Boswell – an American ex-professional road cyclist who suffered a brain injury when riding Tirreno-Adriatico, and Jack Hardwick – a rider who suffered a brain injury and who is now PhD student researching concussion.
To find out more about how to approach managing a concussion check out the Concussion Legacy Foundation or Headway for support.
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