Cracknell out of intensive care after cycling accident

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Olympic rowing champion turned adventurer James Cracknell is out of intensive care after suffering a fractured skull and severe head injuries as the result of colliding with a truck in Arizona, USA, whilst cycling last week.

Cracknell left the intensive care unit in Phoenix hosptial after three days. Although improving, his condition is still serious as he has swelling to the frontal lobe of his brain. Recovery is likely to be slow, experts say.

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Nigel Wynn
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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.