Greatest race car driver in HISTORY now fighting for his life after skiing accident

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  1. Phan Neepack

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    Dammit Michael !!



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    Michael Schumacher in critical condition after skiing accident




    (CNN) -- Michael Schumacher, the most successful driver in Formula 1 history, is in critical condition after suffering "severe head trauma" in a skiing accident in the French Alps on Sunday, hospital officials said.

    The 44-year-old German, who retired from the elite motorsport for the second and final time in 2012, fell and hit his head on a rock, said the director of the Meribel resort where Schumacher was skiing.

    Schumacher was in a coma when he arrived at the University Hospital Center of Grenoble and required immediate brain surgery, hospital officials said in a written statement.

    Christophe Gernignon-Lecomte initially told CNN affiliate BFM TV that the injury "is not very serious" but the station later reported it to be "severe head trauma," citing police.

    In a phone interview with CNN, Gernignon-Lecomte said the incident happened just after 11 a.m. local time (1000 GMT) while Schumacher was skiing off-piste (on unmarked slopes) in the mountains of Meribel resort between Georges Bauduis Piste and La Biche Piste.


    "He was alone and he wore a helmet. He hit his head on a rock," Gernignon-Lecomte said.
     
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    more evidence that race car driving is not a sport.
     
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    :haha:
     
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    Doesn't look good for Shumi. Vettel before too much longer will take that greatest race car driver title, makes it look too easy sometimes.
     
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    Of course football & hockey players would be A-OK with their head being involved in a high speed collision with a rock ... makes perfect sense
     
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    The dude is on a roll ... Time will tell
     
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    When I first read about it this morning it said he was conscious and it wasn't that serious.

    I couldn't believe it when I first read how much $$ the dude had made... something like $150mil, and this was around 2002.
     
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    Fuck! :sad:
     
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    good riddance
     
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    what he's saying is that outside of the car he has no coordination or athletic skills
     
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    He was the highest paid athlete in the entire world at one point .... Cant say I was much of a fan of the guy, but that dude knew how to friggin drive an F1 car like nobodies business
     
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    Feeehh
     
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    is sebastien loeb ok?
     
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    did he have a helmet on?
     
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    Dude was just off the chain ...Don't know how these fuckers can do this for two hours without hitting the walls

    [video=youtube;EPuz7pR4cnQ]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EPuz7pR4cnQ[/video]
     
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    Fuck off
     
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    Carl Edwards would beat that faggot's ass.
     
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    I become less of a fan when I see how much money they make...that's why I hate golf, the dumbass marketing geniuses of that sport advertise & rank players by money they've earned & the dumbass moronic golf fans get boners by how much money someone wins, like they're gonna get some.:rolleye:
     
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    isn't the richest guy in the world a formula 1 team owner?