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Andre Villa breaks femur in Poland

Updated: August 5, 2011, 1:24 PM ET
By Ryan Leyba | ESPN Action Sports

Red Bull X-Fighters tour leader Andre Villa broke his femur during his qualifier run at the X-Fighters fifth stop in Poznan, Poland on Thursday. Red Bull officials reported in a press release that the 29-year-old Norwegian was injured when his bike under-rotated in the middle of a backflip on his final qualifying run. Villa tried to jump off in mid-air, but was unable to separate himself from the bike and came down hard on his legs. He was taken to hospital where it was confirmed that his femur ...

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