Hell on earth in California
Questions arise whether race route should have been altered during intense heat
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. -- Pieter Serry lay on the ground, in hollow bewilderment, his skinny white chest streaked with melting water, his eyes flickering from side to side.
I helped lay his soaked head to the concrete, nothing but a wet towel for a pillow. An oxygen mask was placed over his mouth, and the bag faintly fluttered. People scrambled to put ice packs in his armpits, his groin.
Minutes before, his director, the imposing Wilfried Peeters, pulled up to the ...
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