Injury Report: San DiegoFriday, February 10, 2012 | 10:45 AM
Ryan Sipes - Broken Hand and Separated Shoulder
Comment: Sipes underwent surgery on February 9, and is expected to be out for six weeks. Sipes is planning on being ready to race when the Western Regional SX Lites series resumes in Seattle.
Tyla Rattray - Concussion and Fractured Vertebrae
Comment: Rattray suffered a concussion and a fractured C-7 vertebrae in his heat race in Oakland. Rattray will spend a few weeks recovering, at which time his injuries will be reevaluated.
Ryan Morais - Broken Jaw, Several Fractured Vertebrae, Collapsed Lung, Concussion and Broken Ribs
Comment: Star Valli Motorsports is hoping Morais will be back on the bike in time for the 2012 outdoor season. Those wishing to donate to Morais’ recovery fund can bid on this special wrapped cooler from PulpMX.com, or click here. Donations can also be made through Road 2 Recovery.
Trey Canard - Injured Back
Comment: After a terrible crash in Los Angeles, Canard was released from the hospital on January 29 and was able to return home. Canard is not expected to ride for six months.
Chris Blose - Injured Shoulder
Comment: Blose suffered an avulsion fracture, severe bone contusion and a slight labral tear in L.A.. Blose will be undergoing surgery to repair the damages, and currently there is no timetable on his return.
Ryan Sipes was injured during a practice crash earlier this week and will miss six weeks.
Photo: Simon Cudby
Ivan Tedesco - Broken Finger
Comment: After getting landed on in L.A., Tedesco will be out for six to eight weeks.
Josh Grant - Hurt Shoulder
Comment: Grant sustained a deep muscle contusion in L.A. and although he will not be racing in San Diego, Grant plans to put some test laps in this week to see how everything feels.
Don Parsons - Broken Leg
Comment: Parsons is planning on being ready for the start of the outdoor season.
Antonio Balbi - Broken Wrist
Comment: It is unlikely that Balbi will return to racing before the supercross season ends.
Chris Plouffe - Separated Shoulder and Torn MCL
Comment: Plouffe is planning on being back for the final three rounds of the 2012 Western Regional SX Lites series.
Levi Kilbarger - Injured Back
Comment: Kilbarger has resumed riding and training and will be ready to race in Dallas.
Tommy Hahn - Broken Fibula
Comment: Hahn broke his left fibula in Phoenix, and is expected to be out for eight weeks. Hahn is hoping to return for the last few supercross races of the season.
Josh Hill - Broken Tibia
Comment: Hill suffered a broken tibia (lower leg) in his first turn crash at A1. The injury is not related to Hill’s previous leg injury that kept him away from the races last year, and is expected to sideline him for four to six weeks.
Tommy Hahn is expected to miss most of the supercross season with a broken fibula.
Photo: Simon Cudby
Wil Hahn - Fractured Right Hip
Comment: Hahn suffered a fractured right hip at the Honda test track on Wednesday, Jan. 11, and will be out of action for three to six weeks.
Michael Byrne - Broken nose and C-6 in Neck
Comment: After spending several weeks in a neck brace, Byrne’s recovery is going well. Byrne tweeted earlier in the week that, “Doctor went good yesterday I’m allowed to take my brace off at home and work on my range of motion.” On February 8, Byrne also tweeted, “First day back cycling on the road.”
Jimmy Decotis - Multiple Fractures in Feet
Comment: Jimmy D plans to start riding this weekend, and is hopeful that he’ll be able to race by Atlanta.
Jared Browne - Broken Ribs and Torn Spleen
Comment: Browne returned to riding this week, and is hoping to return to racing in Atlanta.
Christian Craig - Wrist Problems
Comment: Craig will be sitting out most of the remaining Western Regional SX Lites rounds. Due to a broken wrist suffered at Southwick, Craig has not been at 100 percent, and has opted to undergo surgery to fix the problem.
Jared Boothroyd - Broken Collarbone
Comment: Boothroyd underwent surgery for the injury and is planning to be back on the bike by the end of February.
Jeremy Girard - Broken Bones in Left Foot
Comment: Girard broke his heel bone, and two other bones in his left foot. Girard hopes to make his return to racing by San Diego.
Jason Potter - Broken Collarbone and Scapula
Comment - Currently, there is no timetable on Potter’s return.
Joey Peters - Broken Left Wrist
Tedesco is out with a broken finger.
Photo: Simon Cudby
Comment: Peters plans on entering the Eastern Regional SX Lites series.
Dakota Tedder - Broken Right Wrist
Comment: Tedder was cleared to ride on Monday and will be racing the Eastern Regional SX Lites series.
Taylor Futrell - Badly Broken Collarbone
Comment: Futrell underwent surgery for the injury, and resumed riding on Tuesday. He is hoping to be back racing by St. Louis.
Colin Jurín - Dislocated Shoulder
Comment: Jurin underwent surgery in December and will attempt to contest the last few Western Regional SX Lites rounds.
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