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This was it for Liam Everts and his 2021 season!

A few weeks ago Liam made a great impression in the Italian dunes of Riola Sardo where he made his World Championship debut in the MX2 class. After that race the focus went back to the EMX250 championship. This championship had still six races to go. We fast forward to the last two Grand Prix races for the EMX250 class in Mantova. Sadly for Liam it all went wrong in time practice. Due to an unlucky crash Liam fell straight onto his shoulder. On first sight it looked like it was only serious muscle pain. But after the on-scene NMRI-photo in the professional MXGP Medical center, there was no other conclusion possible then that the shoulder blade was fractured. The...

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Liam undergoes surgery on radius

Past Monday, Liam was expected at the AZ Herentals hospital. This for surgery on his right radius. The right radius healed himself in a wrongful position, creating an obstruction for the wrist to move. As solution, the radius needed to be refractured and repositioned, and the new position of the radius would be secured with an iron plate. The surgery, where they performed the actions described, went well. Afterward, some swelling caused some problems and severe pain. But this got handled by changing the splint, a painful action that caused a little bleeding. From now on it’s a waiting game, more we will know when Liam visits the doctor in a few weeks. Till then he will be busy with school! The...

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Liam Everts’ arm needs surgery

Yesterday, five weeks after the crash in the EMX125 Grand Prix of Italia, Liam got examined by his doctors. Unfortunately there was bad news for him to hear. After x-rays and removing the cast they noticed that the radius is healed but this in such a way that it obstructs the movement of the wrist. Because of the young age of Liam and the hopefully bright future ahead of us, a surgery is the smartest choice to make. Nevertheless this unexpected hump in the recovery and to 2021 leaves a bitter taste in our mouths. Liam is scheduled to have his surgery this upcoming Monday. We will keep you updated on social media, website and newsletters. Photo: Gino Maes

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