After almost one year away from the scene, the Brazilian rider Paulo Saçaki is back on the Game.
He was filming for a welcome video for the team when he ended up falling hard and injuring his foot.
Having a few events like the BSS Tour, Arena Banks and all stops of Fise Wolrd, he and his doctor tried everything so that they didn’t have to operate and stop him from riding in the up coming comps. “There were eight months between rest, robofoot, plaster, physiotherapy, gym. Then in October we saw that we had no options other than to operate. The bone was in the right place which helped to calcify by itself, but it was very bruised and that would not let it heal”.
With the words of Paulo;
“After two months I started the physiotherapies, there were many sessions, a lot of pain and a lot of willpower. At three months I returned to the gym, I had lost seven kilos, my body had practically no strength. After four months I started to ride my bike. I gradually released myself, respecting the limits of my body, foot and reflex, doing home sessions in my resi ramps are good to bring tricks back.
Today, 100% recovered, Saçaki is very excited for the year 2017.
“We have a great year for BMX here in Brazil, between 7 stops of the BSS Tour and more Arena Banks, events that are increasingly raising the level and professionalizing the sport, I hope to have my best year for sure”.
Paulo Saçaki returns to the competitions next week in the first stop of the BSS Tour in Varginha-MG and will also have a new edit for us soon.
Photos courtesy of Alex Lung.