French Supermoto rider Fred Guerin crashed hard at the Dutch Supercross Zuidbroek last weekend. He seriously hurt his back and is paralyzed.
After a succesful test at the Super-Cross Dortmund this january the team of Johannes-Bikes decided to race the complete ADAC SX Cup this winter. Rider was again 20 year old Fred Guerin, a friend of SuperMoto teamrider Jan Deitenbach.
At the first heats in the Netherlands Guerin had a few small problems, but the team spirit was perfect. In the first lap of the last chance race on sunday Fred was in fourth place, when he was involved in a crash at a small jump. He fell so unfortunately on the next jump, that he immediately stayed on the ground. The perfect working ambulance recognized immediately that it was a very serious injury.
In the hospital at Groningen the shocking diagnosis where several broken vertebras and paralyzed legs.
Daniel Johannes: „We are completely shocked. As usual in our team, also the step into SX Racing was build on friendship and a familiar spirit. We can’t go back to normal. We wish Fred and his family, who stays with him in the Netherlands, all the power they need.“