This week marks the anniversary of the day on which Egan Bernal suffered the accident at the Vuelta a San Juan, in Bogotá, which put the athlete’s life at risk. The event left traces that have never been forgotten, such as several injuries, fractured vertebrae, femur and patella, and a perforated lung.
Egan Bernal’s recovery evolved positively and since then, the cyclist has managed to resume the professional life he had before. Currently, his goal is to return to the scope he was in when was champion at the Tour de France in 2019 and to win first place on the podium of the competition.
“But for someone who wins the Tour, it’s not easy to keep calm and manage everything. Still, like I said, four years have passed, four years with a lot of changes, and now I’m starting to get a little more experience, so it’s easier to manage these things,” Egan said when asked about the challenges of returning professionally. to cycling.