Giblet wrote:What a subjective and respectful thing to say.
Only fools get paid millions to do what they love in a way that we can only dream of. I don't know the details of how he hurt his shoulder, do you?
Maybe he was just being a fool, and following his trainers instructions, then something happened.
Everyone is an expert on everything it appears, even without knowing the back story.
He is a fool because he knows the risks involved with engaging in other activities such as other bike riding or rallying.
It's the same reason Mclaren don't let their drivers take part in other xtreme sports and racing series.
He was so ashamed that he didn't tell Horner. I don't even think his trainer had anything to do with Mark's folly.
It seemed like Mark was just out for a ride with friends; it wasn't part of any training.
If i were him, I would not do anything to endanger my first chance of winning a championship in 10 years. I would be conscious of what happened the last time i got on a bike; and make a decision not to do anything stupid until the year is through.
Now mark has no WDC, all because of a stupid bike ride.
I pity the fool.