Benjamin Raich OK after crash

Updated: September 18, 2013, 2:57 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

VIENNA -- Benjamin Raich is far enough along in his recovery from a motorbike accident that it won't deter his dream of winning a fifth Olympic medal at the 2014 Sochi Games.

The 2006 Olympic slalom and GS champion said Wednesday he's been recovering since early August after a 175-pound motorbike landed on his right leg.

The Austrian, who also won two bronze medals at the 2002 Salt Lake City Games, escaped with a torn muscle in his thigh.

"I have been very lucky it all ended ...

Read full story


Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.