31 Jan '14, 7pm

ProFile: Dan Hugo: Photo: Nils NilsenWe catch up with the XTERRA athlete and talk about his bike crash, travel...

ProFile: Dan Hugo: Photo: Nils NilsenWe catch up with the XTERRA athlete and talk about his bike crash, travel...

In June 2012, XTERRA athlete Dan Hugo unintentionally pounded the pavement when a dog intersected his path as he pre-rode the course of Ironman 70.3 Mooseman, meant to be one of Hugo’s rare road triathlon appearances. His injuries, which included several cracked vertebrae and a shattered collarbone, left Hugo with a collection of hardware: a plate and 12 screws in his left shoulder. But one year post-accident — prior to which Hugo had an uncanny string of 12 second-place finishes — the 28-year-old South African proved he’s back on track and better than ever with wins at May’s BEast of the Southeast and June’s XTERRA South East Championship — and a fresh perspective on life.

Full article: http://triathlon.competitor.com/2014/01/features/profile-...

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