British talent, Shanaze Reade out of action
Shoulder injury puts Reade out for World MTB Championship
World BMX Champion and former World Track Team Sprint Champion, Shanaze
Reade is out of action for four months following an injury to her right
shoulder sustained recently in training.
picked up the injury on 16 May when she fell off her bike after riding over
a loose stone on the track and landing on the same shoulder she injured two
scans showed that the recent fall exacerbated an old injury and surgeons
have recommended a keyhole procedure to fully identify and fix the problem.
a result, Shanaze will be unable to defend her World Champion title in
Reade commented: “I’m very disappointed that I can’t race at
the BMX World’s this year. I really wanted to get out there and defend my
title. I’m also disappointed that I can’t make my mountain bike debut in
the 4-cross at the World Cup. My focus now is on recovery and getting back
into training as soon as I can, so I can begin my preparations for London
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