A Go Fund Me campaign launched yesterday to help well-known mountain biker Katie Alton with current and future medical expenses due to her injuries suffered in a crash over the weekend in a California enduro race.
For those of you that don’t know, Katie was involved in a horrible crash while competing at the TDS Enduro race in Grass Valley, CA on Saturday June 5th around 12:15pm. The crash resulted in a head injury, broken collarbone, six broken ribs on her left, two on her right, a collapsed lung, and she is currently in a coma. With this list of injuries, it’s easy to imagine the medical costs of the next week and beyond. At this time we are not quite sure how much everything will cost, but we think this is a good start. Please keep Katie in your thoughts and prayers over the next few weeks, and I will keep you updated as we know more.
The campaign has already exceeded its fundraising goal of $20,000, though it seems likely the actual injury-related expenses will be much higher. Click here to contribute and to follow along for the latest updates.