Astana rider lucky to escape serious injury in scary Flèche Wallonne crash (video)

Michael Valgren requires stitches to his face after crash

Michael Valgren (Astana) crashed heavily in La Flèche Wallonne. Image: Sunada

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Astana rider Michael Valgren was lucky to escape serious injury after a nasty crash in La Flèche Wallonne on Wednesday.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.