Antelope Rams Racing Mountain Biker
Evan van der Spuy suffers miraculously few injuries
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 12, 2011 11:47 AM CDT

(Newser) – One minute, Evan van der Spuy was competing in a South Africa mountain bike race; the next, he was flat on his back after a charging antelope rocked his world. The Red Hartebeest buck slammed right into the 17-year-old, then got to its feet and ran off, the Telegraph reports. It appeared unhurt, but van der Spuy was taken to the hospital with a minor concussion and whiplash; his helmet shattered. Fellow biker Travis Walker caught the whole thing on tape. The Telegraph notes that the Red Hartebeest generally has miserable vision.

 

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