2013 ended badly for the seven-time F1 champion Michael Schumacher : he was injured while skiing in the French Alps. Apparently Schumacher owns a chalet in Meribel and went there for sky for the holiday season.
Everyone knows that Schumacher is a keen skier, but even so, somehow, he hit his head on a rock in an off-piste area. The champion was wearing a helmet, so the injuries are not very bad.
According to Christophe Gernigon-Lecomte, director-general of Meribel ski resort: "He fell at 11:07am, whilst off piste in Meribel. He was wearing a helmet and hit a rock. The emergency services arrived quickly at 11:15am ... He was in shock, a little shaken but conscious. It might be a head injury but it’s not serious."
The police is currently investigating the cause of the accident, so we’ll get back with more details on this as soon as we’ll have them.
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