Convalescing after serious injury
The BMX-racer, who won a silver medal in the 2016 Olympic games, is recovering after a serious crash. Van Gorkom toppled over because his safety chain was not removed. The accident left him with broken ribs, a fracture in his face, a crack in his skull, internal injury and he was in a coma for several weeks. In March he was moved from the hospital to the rehabilitation center in Arnhem to continue his recovery.