Surgery for Christophe PourcelTuesday, December 5, 2006 | 5:59 AM
Christophe Pourcel underwent a successful surgery in Aix en Provence, by well-known professor Olivier Dufour. Christophe damaged the metacarpus of his right thumb in a crash during the Supercross of Geneve (Switzerland), when his front wheel slided in a corner during a heat race on Friday night. Cristophe is actually in France, and will be back in the US on December 20th, in order to prepare the first US Supercross rounds. He will fly to the US with his parents, and will join in Corona (California) his brother Sébastien, already testing his 450 Kawasaki on the US MX tracks.
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