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Stefan Everts health update: Further amputation surgery

Stefan Everts

Stefan Everts

Complications from a Malaria infection has forced Stefan Everts back into the hospital for yet another amputation to remove more toes.

Despite battling hard and enduring a lot of pain Everts had to undergo another surgery last week (Thursday) at Gasthuisberg hospital near Leuven. The latest op has left the motocross legend with just two remaining toes on his left foot and none on his right foot.

The 46-year-old was seriously hit by Malaria a year ago which resulted in the 10-time world champion being placed into a coma. At the time there was a real concern for his life as he fought what is considered to be a serious tropical disease.

Although he has recovered to the point of where he can enjoy a moto life with his son Liam, he has suffered several setbacks in the last year.

Hopefully, this is the last one.

Everyone at Dirt Bike Rider sends their best wishes to Stefan and his family.

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