Recharge: Houston  Injury Report

Recharge: Houston Injury Report

April 5, 2013 11:30am

Chad Reed – Knee Injury
Comment: Reed underwent surgery to correct a problem stemming from a knee injury suffered in supercross last year. Our own Steve Matthes spent part of the week in Florida with Reed and reports that Reed is “90 percent out for Houston.”

Jimmy Albertson – Broken Wrist
Comment: Albertson crashed on the start of the LCQ in Toronto and will be out for the remainder of supercross.

Zach Bell – Shoulder Injury
Comment: Bell hurt his shoulder during practice in Toronto and will sit out the rest of supercross.

Justin Hill – Fractured Radius
Comment: Hill sustained a fractured radius (forearm bone) when Gavin Faith landed on him in Toronto. Hill is week-to-week at the moment, but he won’t be racing in Houston.

Kyle Peters – Unknown
Comment: According to a press release, Peters crashed while practicing during the Easter break. The press release did not mention what he had injured, and Peters was unavailable for comment.

Mitchell Oldenburg – Broken Collarbone
Comment: Oldenburg injured himself in Toronto but rode yesterday and just tweeted that he will give it a go this weekend.

Reed is likely out for Houston after undergoing knee surgery.
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Dean Wilson – Broken Ribs and Collapsed Lung
Comment: Wilson injured himself in a hard crash in his heat race in Indianapolis. He will miss the rest of supercross, and currently, his status for the opening round of Lucas Oil Motocross is unknown.

Trey Canard - Concussion
A big crash in the Indianapolis main event led to a hit to the head for Canard, who told us it's unlikely he will race Toronto. Besides the concussion, he escaped without injury. He missed Toronto but he’ll be back on the gate this weekend in Houston.

Ryan Sipes - Fractured Wrist
Comment: Sipes sustained a hairline fracture in his wrist at A2 during the main. He has resumed riding and was hoping to be able to race a 450 by Houston, but it didn’t work out. Sipes will be back racing in Seattle.

Brett Metcalfe - Broken Tibia and Dislocated Wrist
Comment: Metcalfe went over the bars when his bike ran out of gas in a rhythm section at Glen Helen Raceway last summer. Metcalfe is back riding and will be racing the Canadian Nationals this summer with Leading Edge Kawasaki.

Gareth Swanepoel – Broken Wrist
Comment: Swanepoel broke his wrist in practice in Daytona. The cast was removed earlier this week and Swanepoel hopes to start riding again shortly.

Josh Grant - Fractured Tibia and Injured Shoulder
Comment: Grant sustained ankle and shoulder injuries at A3. Grant’s shoulder was later found to have a rare condition that requires surgery. Grant will miss the rest of supercross.

Darryn Durham - Torn Achilles Tendon and Shoulder Problems
Comment: Durham has resumed riding, and it’s questionable whether or not he’ll be ready for the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship opener at Hangtown.

Wilson is out for the rest of supercross. His status for the Nationals in unknown at this time.
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Justin Bogle - Broken Right Scaphoid and Dislocated Left Wrist
Comment: Bogle hoped to join the Eastern Regional 250SX ranks midway through the season, but is now shooting to be ready for the beginning of Lucas Oil Motocross in May.

Jacob Hayes - Broken Collarbone
Comment: A broken collarbone kept the SX rookie out of the first two Eastern Regional 250SX rounds, and then he rebroke it in a crash in St. Louis. The break is too close to the end of the bone for surgery and a plate to work, so Hayes is out until the Nationals.

Landon Powell – Broken Ribs and Bruised Lung
Comment: Powell was injured in a big practice crash following Atlanta. He plans on getting back to racing in Houston and will jumping up to a 450 in Seattle and Salt Lake City.

Kyle Chisholm – Injured Ankles, Leg and Knee
Comment: Chisholm broke a bone above his ankle in his left leg and injured his knee after a midair collision with Matt Goerke in St. Louis. Chisholm underwent surgery for his injuries and will miss the remainder of the season.

Tevin Tapia – Chipped Ankle Bone and Injured Knee
Comment: Tapia injured himself in Atlanta. He recently resumed riding and should be ready for the Nationals.

Alex Martin - Broken Wrist
Comment: Martin broke his wrist while training at Clubmx in December. He underwent surgery to remove the pins in his left wrist and is planning on being ready for the Nationals.

Chris Johnson – Lacerated Liver and Right Adrenal Gland Hemorrhage
Comment: The size of Johnson’s liver laceration measures 5.7 by 5.1 cm. There is no timetable on his return.

Kyle Peters is out for the rest of supercross with an undisclosed injury.
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Joey Peters – Blood Clots in Left Lung, Two Back Fractures and Blood in Colon and Pelvis
Comment: Peters is out of action in indefinitely.

Matt Lemoine – Torn ACL
Comment: Lemoine tore his ACL in practice in Dallas and underwent surgery and won’t be back until after the Nationals.

Gannon Audette – Fractured Pelvis and Clavicle
Comment: Audette sustained a fractured pelvis and clavicle in Dallas. Audette plans to resume riding this weekend. Right now there is no timetable for his return.

Nico Izzi - Torn ACL
Comment: Izzi had surgery for a torn ACL in October. Izzi is back on the bike but there is currently no timetable on his return.

Jarred Browne - Fractured Back, Collarbone, Bruised Lung, and Brain Injury
Comment: Browne went down hard in San Diego, but according to his Twitter feed, is expected to make a full recovery. He will be off the bike for a minimum of several months.

Michael Leib - Broken Arm
Comment: Leib suffered a broken ulna (forearm) bone in a big crash at A2. Leib is back on the bike and is heading to race the GPs with the Dutch Suzuki factory satellite team Beursfoon.

Casey Hinson - Torn Hand Ligament
Comment: Hinson sustained a deep gash in his hand, and will undergo surgery next week. Hinson hopes to be back on the gate in Seattle.

Blake Baggett - Broken Hand and Wrist
Comment: Baggett injured his hand in a first-turn pileup at A1. Baggett has undergone surgery and will not be returning before the end of supercross.

Nick Paluzzi - Fractured Vertebra
Comment: Paluzzi crashed in the first turn of his heat race in Phoenix. The result was a fractured, but not displaced, C-7 vertebra. At this point in time it is uncertain how long Paluzzi will be off the bike.

A shoulder injury will keep Zach Bell on the sidelines until Hangtown.
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Trevor Ivey - Collarbone
Comment: Ivey broke his collarbone in practice at Phoenix. He had a plate and six screws put in. He's back in the gym and can get back on the bike around March. He plans to return after the regional break for his hometown race in Seattle.

Vann Martin - Broken Wrist
Comment: Vann Martin suffered a broken wrist in December. He will be racing in Houston.

Michael Byrne - Lateral Tibial Plateau Fracture
Comment: Byrne injured himself at Unadilla. Byrne is back on the bike, but it is uncertain when he'll be able to return to racing.

Nick Wey - Three Fractured Vertebrae, Dislocated Hip and Broken Ribs
Comment: Wey had a terrible crash at Spring Creek that sent his bike tumbling into the creek and him to the hospital. Wey's fractured vertebrae have been fused, he is back riding and is planning on getting back behind the gate when the Nationals begin.

Ryder Steffy - Broken Arm
Comment: Steffy will resume racing when the Western Regional 250SX series resumes in Seattle.onal 250SX series resumes in Seattle.