Written by Jim Lewis
Dane Molander broke his left arm in a strange way. Not strange in the way he did it – a crash on a dirt jump during a motocross race – but strange in the way the bone broke.
Not a clean break – the bone kind of folded up, like an accordion. A compression fracture, doctors called it. Three months in a cast, then physical therapy. And no racing. His father, Don, struggled to keep the 10-year-old off the Xbox. “I was mad – he wouldn’t even let me ride a bike,’’ recalled Dane. His father’s perspective: “It turned into 11 weeks of driving me crazy,’’ Don joked.
But once the cast came off, and the doctor gave the OK to ride again, Dane jumped back on his four-wheel racer. There was training in Georgia. Then, the annual Motorama race at the Farm Show Arena in Harrisburg on Feb. 15 and 16.
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Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 March 2014 19:26