Pierre Cherpin Wiki – Pierre Cherpin Biography
Pierre Cherpin Bio, Biography and Wiki, He was a French motorcycle rider who has died five days after crashing during the seventh stage of the Dakar rally. Chopin was found unconscious during Sunday’s seventh stage across the Arabian Desert.
PIERRE CHERPIN PASSED AWAY
During his transfer by medical plane, Pierre Cherpin died on Jan 14th from injuries caused by his fall during the 7th stage.
The Dakar caravan would like to extend its sincere condolences to his family, relatives & friends.https://t.co/ccJ4ctOU9D pic.twitter.com/zxQ9o49ENG
— DAKAR RALLY (@dakar) January 15, 2021
Pierre Cherpin has died at the age of 52-year-old.
Dakar Rally Crash
Cherpin was racing on a Husqvarna 450 motorbike in his fourth Dakar Rally. He took part in his fourth Dakar rally, had undergone neurosurgery and was placed in a medically-induced coma after the crash in Saudi Arabia. Cherpin was riding a Husqvarna in the ‘Original by Motul’ category for riders running without external assistance.
Cherpin crashed at km 178, around 1:00 pm. Doctors found him unconscious when they reached him by helicopter. Taken to Sakaka’s hospital, the medical report revealed a severe head trauma with loss of consciousness.
He was then transferred to the hospital in Jeddah ahead of the trip to France. However, he sadly passed away on Thursday before arriving back in his homeland.
French motorcyclist Pierre Cherpin dies from injuries in Dakar rally crash https://t.co/HD8YGZRXhT pic.twitter.com/KMRoclCCVm
— FRANCE 24 (@FRANCE24) January 15, 2021
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Cause of Death
Pierre Cherpin was a 52-year-old amateur rally rider competing in his fourth Dakar Rally. The Frenchman was being flown home after suffering severe head injuries.
Cherpin was found unconscious during Sunday’s seventh stage across the Arabian Desert. After undergoing surgery on ‘severe head trauma’ in Sakaka, he had been placed in a coma before travelling back to France for further treatment.
The 52-year-old then passed away during a medical plane flight from the Saudi city of Jeddah. A Dakar Rally statement read: During his transfer by medical plane from Jeddah to France, Pierre Cherpin died from the injuries caused by his fall during the seventh stage from Ha’il to Sakaka. The driver crashed at km 178, around 1:00 pm.
Doctors found him unconscious when they reached him by helicopter. Taken to Sakaka’s hospital, the medical report revealed a severe head trauma with loss of consciousness.
The Dakar statement added: This 52-year-old entrepreneur and sailing enthusiast, had no other ambitions than to live an adventure, without really worrying about the podium.
[He once said]: ‘I am an amateur, I don’t want to win but to discover landscapes that I would never have had the opportunity to see otherwise. Everything is exciting: riding the bike, living your passion, getting to know yourself’.
The entire Dakar caravan would like to extend its sincere condolences to his family, relatives and friends.
Dakar Rally rider Pierre Cherpin dies aged 52 from injuries after horror crash https://t.co/3sW0pMbhFU pic.twitter.com/hkTHBs7SmY
— Mirror Sport (@MirrorSport) January 15, 2021
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