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Helmet Cam Caused Racer's Injuries in Ski Crash: Journo

Michael Schumacher's son reportedly blaming GoPro camera for brain damage

(Newser) - Racing champ Michael Schumacher is still slowly recovering after serious brain damage sustained during a skiing accident last December, and the fingers are once again pointing toward a previously mentioned suspect to blame for his injuries: the camera mounted on his ski helmet. French journalist Jean-Louis Moncet claims that he... More »

Somebody Swiped, Is Trying to Sell F1 Champ's Med Files

Schumacher's records stolen from French hospital

(Newser) - Michael Schumacher's medical files have been stolen from a hospital in France and are being offered for sale to the media, the F1 champ's manager warns. The files taken from a hospital in Grenoble where Schumacher spent months in a coma after a skiing accident last December contain... More »

Michael Schumacher Out of Coma

F1 champ will continue rehabilitation at undisclosed location

(Newser) - After almost six months, F1 racing legend Michael Schumacher is out of the medically induced coma in which he was placed after a December 29 skiing accident in the French Alps. In a statement, his family says the hospital staff in Grenoble did an "excellent job," and that... More »

Schumacher's Helmet Cam May Have Filmed Ski Accident

French investigators are examining the camera and any footage

(Newser) - Race-car champion Michael Schumacher remains in a coma after his skiing accident , and it's possible that the helmet that saved him from instant death might also shed light on what happened. That's because Schumacher had a high-tech GoPro camera attached to the helmet, reports the Daily Mail . Investigators... More »

Schumacher 'Slightly Better' After Surgery

Improvement surprises doctors

(Newser) - Michael Schumacher underwent a second surgery last night, and the good news is that he's showing "surprising improvement," the AP reports. The bad news? Even that unexpected bump was modest, leaving him, in only "slightly better condition" in Reuters ' telling. "We cannot say he... More »

Schumacher Would Be Dead If Not for Ski Helmet

But doctors won't say much more than that on the ex-F1 champ's prognosis

(Newser) - Michael Schumacher remains in an artificial coma, with his body temp lowered to 93.2 to 95 degrees, after hitting his head on a rock while skiing in the French Alps yesterday—and doctors are refusing to predict any outcome for the seven-time Formula One champ, reports the AP . Says... More »

Former F1 Champ Suffers 'Severe Brain Trauma' in Ski Crash

Michael Schumacher in critical condition at French hospital

(Newser) - Seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher was hospitalized with a head injury today after a skiing accident in the French Alps, French authorities and his manager said. The French Mountain Gendarmerie said Schumacher was wearing a helmet when he had a hard fall at the Meribel resort and initially described... More »

Legend Michael Schumacher Returns to F1 Full-Time

7-time champ, at 41, will drive for Mercedes

(Newser) - Legendary driver Michael Schumacher will return full-time next year to the Formula One circuit, where he won seven championships in the 1990s and this decade. The German, 40, retired after the 2006 season, and attempted a comeback for his former team, Ferrari, after one of its drivers was injured in... More »

Racing Legend Schumacher Will Return for Ferrari

7-time F1 champ fills in for injured Massa

(Newser) - Seven-time Formula One champion Michael Schumacher is making a comeback for Ferrari to replace injured driver Felipe Massa. Ferrari said today in a statement that the 40-year-old German had agreed to drive just until Massa's ready to return. "Though the Formula One chapter has long been closed for... More »

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