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Rouleur podcast: Concussion repercussions with Brent Bookwalter, Toms Skujins and Matt Brammeier

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Awareness of concussion is spreading in the peloton, but should testing be mandatory?

Three pro riders with very different experiences of head injury discuss the tricky subject of concussion in the peloton.

Brent Bookwalter
Photo: Chris Auld

Sports like NFL and Rugby have clear procedures for dealing with athlete head injuries, but Brent Bookwalter (BMC), Matt Brammeier (Aqua Blue) and Tom Skujins (Trek Segafredo) think cycling could do better, and their colleagues in the peloton need to be more aware.

Matt Brammeier
Photo: Karen M Edwards

Also, Rouleur’s Desire Editor Stuart Clapp talks up Gore’s new Shakedry jacket, and David Millar’s long awaited film, Time Trial. Presented by Ian Parkinson.

 

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