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#1 Futtocks

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Posted 29 December 2013 - 11:20 PM

Posting on Kindle, so can't do links, but it seems he's had a very nasty skiiing accident.

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#2 Padge

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Posted 29 December 2013 - 11:45 PM

http://www.bbc.co.uk...europe-25545993



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Posted 30 December 2013 - 12:45 AM

In coma according to Telegraph


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#4 Johnoco

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Posted 30 December 2013 - 09:22 AM

Didn't realise it was so serious. Hope the guy pulls through.

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#5 gingerjon

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Posted 30 December 2013 - 09:44 AM

Didn't realise it was so serious. Hope the guy pulls through.

 

Initial stories seemed to be quite blasé about it. Some even said he walked away and just felt a little shaken.  This was the line the British reporters took until somebody translated what was actually coming out in French.


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#6 Simmo

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Posted 30 December 2013 - 07:32 PM

I met Schumacher once in Switzerland. Nice guy, and nothing like the arrogant German he is often portrayed to be.

 

I even have photos of the occasion.



#7 Futtocks

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Posted 30 December 2013 - 07:41 PM

A lot of the British perception of Schumacher is down to the more-than-a-bit biased commentary of Martin Brundle, who never remembered to mention that he was also the well-paid P.R. agent for his rival David Coulthard. Odd, that.

I always liked Schumacher and wish him the very best of luck.

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#8 TheTerminator

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Posted 30 December 2013 - 10:49 PM

As a teenager I spent time in Schumacher's hometown of Kerpen (near Cologne), and he was absolutely hero-worshipped by the locals - as you would expect, perhaps. Tellingly though, and as an earlier post also testifies, he had a reputation as a real gentleman who'd invested a lot of money in local enterprises and charities etc. Certainly a million miles away from his media image.

Edited by TheTerminator, 30 December 2013 - 10:50 PM.

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#9 Futtocks

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Posted 30 December 2013 - 11:09 PM

He is much admired in countries that don't still cling to the notion that World War 2 is still on and that all Germans are therefore evil.

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#10 getdownmonkeyman

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Posted 31 December 2013 - 06:02 PM

Slight tangent, but this really is low:

 

http://www.independe...ms-9031618.html



#11 Futtocks

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Posted 31 December 2013 - 06:46 PM

Slight tangent, but this really is low:

http://www.independe...ms-9031618.html


I'd love to think the scumbag got a good shoeing before being let go...

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#12 Bleep1673

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Posted 31 December 2013 - 07:55 PM

I'd like to think that Michael Schumacher is a fighter, and given the early interventional surgery, he will be OK.

 

God Bless to him and his family, especially at this time of year.


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