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Hushovd in Recovery After Surgery

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hushovd in recovery after surgery 300x225   Hushovd in Recovery After SurgeryOn Monday, the Norwegian sprinter and defending Tour de France green jersey champion, Thor Hushovd went under surgery after he broke his collarbone on Sunday’s training ride in Italy.

“The surgery went pretty well. It was more complicated than actually expected,” declared the 32 year old Hushovd and was in a bit of pain but considerably having a good day. He added, “Yesterday I flew home, and I’m happy to be back home now in Monaco, to start the recovery process and spend some time with my family.”

Hushovd could be back in the saddle in time for the Tour de France in July, however Cervelo Test Team officials have not yet determined the exact date when he can return to compete.

As far as the Team officials are concerned, Hushovd is taking it one day at a time until he is back in his best shape. Andreas Goesele, Cervelo’s team doctor said,…

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Frank Schleck is Pain-Free After His Surgery, Returns to Training

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Luxembourg-born Frank Schleck had an accident in the Amtel Gold Race, leaving him with knee pain throughout the 2009 season. He underwent surgery in September, and he now says that he doesn’t feel anymore pain and is ready to begin training again. “I’m really happy with it. I had surgery, then I spent five weeks off the bike. I started training slowly again, just cruising around, and today, I have no pain on the bike. So it should be alright,” Schleck says. Despite having knee problems, Schleck still was able to win stage 17 of the Tour de France and finishing fifth overall, but he was forced to drop out of the Vuelta due to the pain. “I had problems since April. It kept coming and going, we pushed it through the Tour and afterwards I went to see yet another specialist who said…

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