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Andy Buckworth ruptures spleen

Updated: July 8, 2011, 12:04 PM ET
By Brian Tunney | ESPN Action Sports

X Games 16 Bronze Medalist in BMX Big Air and Nitro Circus Live performer Andy Buckworth ruptured his spleen on Wednesday night in Greenville, N.C. Buckworth reportedly fell on a decade air after his bike got away from him, and announced his status via Facebook.

"Laying in a Greenville hospital with a ruptured spleen. Thank god for good friends," said 21-year-old Buckworth via Facebook at approximately 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday night.

Buckworth's friends, including ...

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