High speed collision with wild boar leaves Davide Formolo fearing fractured wrist

The Italian hit the animal at 60kph while training near his home in Monaco

Davide Formolo
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UAE Team Emirates rider Davide Formolo has hit an early stumbling block in his 2022 preparations, having collided with a wild baby boar whilst training near his home in Monaco. 

Descending the mountains north of Monte Carlo in La Turbie on January 3, Formolo was travelling at 60 kilometres per hour when a baby boar ran across the road. Unable to avoid a collision with the animal, the Italian now fears he could have fractured his wrist as a result of the heavy impact.

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Ryan is a staff writer for Cycling Weekly, having joined the team in September 2021. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before making his way to cycling. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer.