Paralympic cyclist in intensive care after freak accident

George Peasgood is undergoing treatment in a neuro critical care unit after accident over the weekend

George Peasgood
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British paralympic medal winning cyclist George Peasgood is currently in intensive care in hospital after a recent freak accident in which he suffered a diffuse axonal injury.

According to Peasgood’s partner and fellow cyclist Frankie Hall, no other parties were involved in the “freak accident” which took place last week. 

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Tom joined Cycling Weekly in early 2022 and his news stories, rider interviews and features appear both online and in the magazine. 


He has reported from some of professional cycling's biggest races and events including the Tour de France and the recent Glasgow World Championships. He has also covered races elsewhere across the world and interviewed some of the sport's top riders. 


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