BMX Rider Back on Bike After Crash - NBC 7 San Diego

BMX Rider Back on Bike After Crash

After her ride, Martin posts that she's ready to enjoy a popsicle and a nap



    BMX Rider Back on Bike After Crash
    Arielle Martin

    BMX rider Arielle Martin who had to pull out of the London 2012 Games because of injury is well enough to get back on two wheels.

    Martin shared an Instagram with her Twitter followers on Monday saying "Liver/lung approved neighborhood spin for fresh air."

    After earning a spot on the U.S. Olympics Team, Martin seriously injured herself on the BMX training course at the Chula Vista Olympic Training Center.

    She suffered a severe laceration to her liver and a collapsed lung on July 30. She had to undergo surgery and a long hospital stay as part of her recovery.

    Martin's family said the crash was caused by a "mechanical malfunction." A fact the athlete hints to in her Tweet Monday when she wrote "PS I pre-checked the chain." 

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