ESPN: Josh Lichtle Tragedy Inspires Proactive Injury Prevention Campaign

July 12, 2011 3:25pm

ESPN: Josh Lichtle tragedy inspires new Godspeed 811 Proactive Injury Prevention campaign

A report on ESPN today goes into more detail on the probable cause of Michigan rider Josh Lichtle's tragic death following the RedBud round of the AMA Motocross Championship, citing exertional heat stroke, or hyperthermia. The Lichtle family also announced the organization of an educational campaign through which they hope to  bring life-saving information about pre-race hydration and hyperthermia starting at next month's AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship at Loretta Lynn Ranch. The campaign is called Godspeed 811: Proactive Injury Campaign (

Here's the complete story from ESPN: