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Hurt Skier Roars Back, Adds a Sport in ‘Pedal 2 Pow’

For anyone looking to return to the sports they love after a big injury, here's a blueprint in brief.

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Anyone who pushes the limits in gravity sports knows it’s not if you fall, it’s when you fall — and what happens next.

Pierre Hourticq went through those steps a year ago when a nasty spill on skis snapped a cruciate ligament in his knee. Hourticq underwent surgery, then sat sidelined and slowly rehabilitated the damaged joint.

“Even though it is a common injury among skiers, rehabilitation is long and painful. The impact on the mindset is huge, and the doubts that it engenders are enormous,” he explains in Pedal 2 Pow, episode one (auto-translated).

In short, it would take a highly trained eye to see him suffering from ill effects in this mini-doc from Scott Sports. Watch him, and companion Clementine Junique combine sports to explore Chamonix, France.

Runtime: 3.5 minutes

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