Every image of Egan Bernal after his accident and the various surgeries he has undergone is a triumph. First posing standing next to the doctors after leaving the hospital. Then walking down the street, then doing rehabilitation exercises for his upper body and, lastly, pedaling on a stationary bike.
Barely twenty days have passed since the serious accident he suffered and the ‘Cóndor de Zipaquirá’ continues to show signs of tenacity and of the great desire he has to recover as soon as possible, first to recover from the serious consequences and then to try to return to the top of cycling.
The Colombian’s charisma and these displays of physical and mental strength are causing each video or image to be shared or interacted with by thousands of fans from all over the world.
In addition, he draws attention that at no time has he lost his smile despite the seriousness of the accident and his operations. An example of overcoming and perseverance.
Egan Bernal suffered an accident on January 24 while training on the goat near Gachancipá, Cundinamarca.
Through his social networks, the champion of the Giro d’Italia 2021 and the Tour de France 2019 has been updating his recovery process, after he was discharged from the La Sabana University Clinic, where he he was hospitalized for several days.
“Never let anyone tell you that you can’t do something,” Bernal wrote next to the video in which he is seen exercising to the Bad Bunny rhythm on a stationary bicycle in which some scars can be seen on his back.
Bernal’s recovery continues to surprise locals and strangers, since, after the fractures in the femur, knee, vertebrae and several ribs, it was speculated that the 25-year-old runner would take a few weeks to walk again, which accomplished in just a few days.