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The Ultimate Sports Injury Challenge

The Ultimate Sports Injury Challenge

OK, so the Harlequins rugby Bloodgate scandal is back in the news at the moment, where Tom Williams, under orders from head coach Dean Richards, insisted that team doctor Wendy Chapman cut his lip after biting on a blood capsule. We've got no time here for fake, cheating injuries, but we're fascinated by genuine ones. So, here's the challenge: What's your worst ever sporting injury? Points will be awarded for number of stitches and broken limbs, time spent unconscious and so on. Just...   more details

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  • 2
    bluemarvin

    bluemarvin

    Score: 1503

    crashed on my bike.it was raining and we were going fast.

  • 5 buzz101

    buzz101

    Score: 591

    shattered knee cap into 8 pieces,, snapped ligament clean off, dislocated leg at knee. after tak...

  • 7 ChrisPinner

    ChrisPinner

    Score: 377

    Score for my most recent shoulder surgery (3rd) following dislocations playing rugby.

  • 8 Simon

    Simon

    Score: 340

    Broken ankle at football - now thats painful I can tell u

  • 11 BradDawson

    BradDawson

    Score: 206

    I didn't cry - much lol

  • 14 JenMitchell

    JenMitchell

    Score: 52

    I think I broke both toes - it hurt like crazy :(

  • 15 Dinosaur

    Dinosaur

    Score: 30

    OK, so I'm kicking this off but it's the rubbishest injury ever. Despite liking a spot of snowbo...

  • 18 katiusha

    katiusha

    Score: 0

    i was skateboarding, ok? other than that i never whine. ;-)

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  • 1

    Bear

    Score: 1512

    Ruptured achilles playing indoor soccer. Doctor found upper portion of achilles behind my knee. shredded a lot of my calf muscle.

  • How many bones did you break?: 0
  • How many stitches did you need?: 12
  • How long were you unconscious for?: 0
  • How many days in hospital?: 1
  • How many days off work/school?: 120
  • How long before you could start training again?: 120
  • How many treatment sessions?: 30
  • Did you cry? (enter 1 for yes, 0 for no): 1

  • Comment on this entry:

    bluemarvin: yes 4 days.waited to be sure no artery was nicked=no danger of bleeding
    Bear: I'm trying to find the photo I took after surgery. I will find it. But let me say this......HORRIBLE INJURY!!!

All about this challenge

Profile pic: Dinosaur Challenge created by:
Dinosaur

Challenge for: all

Challenge goal: just showing off!

Challenge targets: whole body

Level: suitable for all competitors

Age: any age

Here's what you need to do to take part:

OK, so the Harlequins rugby Bloodgate scandal is back in the news at the moment, where Tom Williams, under orders from head coach Dean Richards, insisted that team doctor Wendy Chapman cut his lip after biting on a blood capsule.

We've got no time here for fake, cheating injuries, but we're fascinated by genuine ones. So, here's the challenge:

What's your worst ever sporting injury? Points will be awarded for number of stitches and broken limbs, time spent unconscious and so on.

Just fill in the details of your worst ever injury, and make sure you tell everyone what sport you were doing and how the injury happened - the more gory details the better!

If you have a photo or video of your injury, all the better - post it (unless it's going to make us feel sick!)

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Note: if the challenge description doesn't include clear details of what to do to enter, please contact the person who created the challenge to ask them to improve the description, or report this challenge

Entry scores

E1: How many bones did you break?

E2: How many stitches did you need?

E3: How long were you unconscious for?

E4: How many days in hospital?

E5: How many days off work/school?

E6: How long before you could start training again?

E7: How many treatment sessions?

E8: Did you cry? (enter 1 for yes, 0 for no)

Challenge scores are calculated using:

Score= 10*E1 + E2 + 10*E3 + 20*E4 + 10*E5 + E6 + 5*E7 + 10*E8