News 22 Jan 2016

RCH Racing's Tickle injured in practice crash

Tickle undergoes surgery following practice crash.

Image: Simon Cudby.

Image: Simon Cudby.

Soaring Eagle/Jimmy John’s/Suzuki Factory Racing’s Broc Tickle has been injured in a practice crash today at the team’s test facility today and is expected to miss the next four to six weeks of the 2016 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship.

Tickle was diagnosed with a fractured distal radius in his right forearm at and has already undergone surgery to repair the fracture at the Loma Linda University Medical Center in Murrieta, California.

Currently sitting 13th in the 450SX point standings heading into this weekend’s third round in Ahaheim, Tickle’s 2016 Supercross championship campaign will take a hard hit with an expected four to six weeks off the bike.

Stay tuned for more on Michigan riders’ expected return date as he begins the rehabilitation process.