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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-25541536

I've read he has a life threatening head injury elsewhere on the net
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Speed junkie who lost it on slippery terrain.

I've read of coma.
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It seems he hit his head on a rock when he fell.

Nasty.
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He crashed while skiing off the designated slope. He was wearing a helmet.

The news here report he is now comatose.
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Shit. That's awful. Hope he pulls through...
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I hate to hear this, what a legend. Hopefully he has the strength to pull through.
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Latest news:

He's had an emergency operation because of a blood clot in the brain.

His status is critical.
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I never liked him, but I respected him and his obvious skill. This is not the way for him to go. He was wearing a helmet but was off piste. Hang in there Schumi!

Glad to hear that they insisted on taking him to the local small hospital and then the regional one, despite him initially being conscious. They sadly have a lot of experience with this type of stuff around there. He is in good hands. I wish a total recovery for him.
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It's certainly not sounding promising at the moment.
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Terrible news. Reminds me of what happened to Natasha Richardson. Similar circumstances but Natasha was not wearing a helmet. Maybe that will be the difference for Schumacher. Hope.
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I have a signed photo from him from his Ferrari days.

It would be an ignominious end if he doesn't recover from his injuries considering all those years he's spent on the race track.

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My prayers are with him & his family.

I'm a huge F1 fan - because of Schumi and his days w/ Ferrari. The first race I ever saw was the 2000 Australian GP. Michael won and I've been hooked ever since.
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Personally I'm not a fan but I wouldn't wish this upon him or his family.

Hopefully his acute fitness will count in his favour.

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Accidents happen. Amazing he spent most of his life driving an itty bitty car at beyond crazy speeds only to hit his head skiing. I hope he recovers. One of the great athletes.
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I was a fan of Schumacher from the beginning. I liked his speed. Him racing for Ferrari was a great match.
My son and I went to the 2006 Canadian GP, where Michael finished second.
We left the race walking down the track, with an image of Michael on the video board.
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Not the time
Maybe, but he did drive into Damon Hill and Jacque Villeneuve on purpose.

That's on purpose.

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Re: Not the time
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Maybe, but he did drive into Damon Hill and Jacque Villeneuve on purpose.

That's on purpose.

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Bill, your off topic and out of line. No racer is without weaker moments. They all bump!

The news here is leaking his status is more worse, than better. Quite extensive brain, concussion injuries.
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That's why I titled it "not the time".

A supreme but flawed talent regardless.

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Re: helmet
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I have a signed photo from him from his Ferrari days.

It would be an ignominious end if he doesn't recover from his injuries considering all those years he's spent on the race track.

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No sheet.

That's a new one for me. My compliments, sir. I have a fair knowledge of the English language, but that one I had to Google.



Dangit, I'm still trying to speak it out.

Lots of Press folks now there reporting nothing positive. The helmet he was wearing was split open, so the speed and crash was enormous.
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Lets face it, he's not renowned for going slow is he ?

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Lets face it, he's not renowned for going slow is he ?

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That rubrik was saved for the Brits. Ahem, back in the day.
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I'm a huge Schumacher fan from his earliest days of F1 and was devastated to hear of this.

I pray that he makes it through this and hopefully comes out of it fully 100%.

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I hope he will recover completely but it doesn't sound promising. I had a deja-vu when I heard the news. It sounded just like the accident the Dutch prince Friso had.
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Just heard on the lunchtime news that MSC has had another operation this morning and there's a very, very slight improvement in his condition.

Fingers crossed for a speedy recovery.
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