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Michael Schumacher in coma after Skiing accident.

Postby 14X on Sun Dec 29, 2013 10:17 pm

I'm sure as F1 fans you'll have heard about this. There's a bunch of stories on the net, and Twitter has exploded with the news.

I'll admit I was never a big fan of Schumacher, I got bored watching him win all the time (admittedly not his fault. Same sort of issue I have with Vettel at the moment) but he is undoubtably one of the greatest drivers of all time, and is still a great ambassador to the sport.

Must be incredibly tough for his family. All those years racing in an incredibly dangerous sport, and now this happens after he retires.

I'm sending positive vibes his way, hope he makes a full and speedy recovery.

One more win Michael, you can do it.
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Re: Michael Schumacher in coma after Skiing accident.

Postby Willie Caja on Sun Dec 29, 2013 11:46 pm

This news gives me the creeps.
My father died from a blow in the head that started a hemorrhage and a coma. He suffered an intervention to relieve the pressure, but the damage was too big, and he never recovered. He died while sleeping a year after. :(

I really hope that he can recover fully. It's mostly a lottery, though.
My best wishes to him and his family.
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Re: Michael Schumacher in coma after Skiing accident.

Postby punky2 on Mon Dec 30, 2013 3:16 am

wishing a Ferrari fast recovery
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Re: Michael Schumacher in coma after Skiing accident.

Postby Sakae on Mon Dec 30, 2013 5:56 am

I echo this; you must get one more win, Michael, the most important one!

(Headlines related to this accident went unfortunately south this morning).
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Re: Michael Schumacher in coma after Skiing accident.

Postby Lyria on Mon Dec 30, 2013 6:50 am

I was shocked to hear about Michael Schumacher's accident and injury too. I can't say I liked him much as a racing driver but I wouldn't wish what he's suffering now on anyone. Of course we all want him to get well and best wishes to his family at this awful time too.

Get well soon Michael, head injuries are such difficult things aren't they?

Willie, I am so sorry to hear that about your father, must have been really tough on you and I can imagine what kind of memories this is bringing back for you. Bless you.
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Re: Michael Schumacher in coma after Skiing accident.

Postby f1datavis on Mon Dec 30, 2013 9:15 am

The headlines have gotten much worse very quickly.

Hope he's okay.
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Re: Michael Schumacher in coma after Skiing accident.

Postby Willie Caja on Mon Dec 30, 2013 11:43 am

Thanks Lyria!

The bad thing is, the more news they give, the more it reminds me to what happened to my father. :(
I really hope this time is different, though. Michael is way younger than my father, and his phisical condition might help.

I do think of his family and what they must be feeling right now. They need to be strong and hope for the best.

As a side note, the sooner the head pressure is relieved, the sooner he'll be out of the coma and the easier the recovery.
Unluckily, in this cases, the more time it takes to bring things to normal, the more damage to the brain.
So, let's hope we hear some good news soon.
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Re: Michael Schumacher in coma after Skiing accident.

Postby Mike on Mon Dec 30, 2013 12:33 pm

There will always be divided opinion on his racing attitude.

However, he was a great driver and a prominent member of the racing world, so I hope he pulls through and can continue to live a full life. Must be so hard on the family at this stage.
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Re: Michael Schumacher in coma after Skiing accident.

Postby Lyria on Mon Dec 30, 2013 3:54 pm

The worrying news is when they say that they can't predict what kind of recovery he'll make. So even if he lives, and sadly that's not certain yet, what kind of life will it be for him? Of course we all hope he makes a complete recovery but they're not exactly sounding positive about it are they? With head injuries though it's so difficult to know what they're dealing with until he wakes up I guess.

His birthday is on Friday (3rd) how awful for his family.

Just shows, he has all that talent and money, yet in a situation like this he's no better off than the rest of us in many ways. Hopefully his physical strength and utter determination will help pull him through this.
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Re: Michael Schumacher in coma after Skiing accident.

Postby Sakae on Mon Dec 30, 2013 3:58 pm

We are all influenced by multiple levels of subjective interpretations, which are quite often reinforced by repetition, in which thought process is unfortunately substituted by perceptions, and validated by "group consensus". In our hurried way of life - flavor of our time - we cannot be bothered by questioning initial assumptions.

A man in different time had his opinion about it:
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Re: Michael Schumacher in coma after Skiing accident.

Postby Sakae on Mon Dec 30, 2013 6:23 pm

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Re: Michael Schumacher in coma after Skiing accident.

Postby Lyria on Tue Dec 31, 2013 4:37 pm

Well they said today there is a slight improvement, the first tiny step of a long road to recovery hopefully. I am sure this isn't going to be a quick fix for Michael and his family, but hopefully it's a positive sign for him.
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Re: Michael Schumacher in coma after Skiing accident.

Postby Sakae on Tue Dec 31, 2013 8:16 pm

Next a few days are critical, doctors say, explaining possibility of risk, that Michel's current condition can reverse itself from improvement to-date. On NY' Eve we (fans) stay positive in outlook for his future. He has some best medical staff in traumatic medicine anywhere taking care of him, and what can be done, was, and continue to be done.
From people like Bill Clinton, Chancellor Merkel, Nicky Lauda, and many others, including Sakae, peace in New Year, and return to his young family in full recovery wishing him all of us.
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Re: Michael Schumacher in coma after Skiing accident.

Postby Lawrence on Tue Jan 07, 2014 5:01 pm

Gather the news is getting better. Hang in there Shuey.
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Re: Michael Schumacher in coma after Skiing accident.

Postby Sakae on Tue Jan 07, 2014 6:16 pm

I think I understand now why B. Clinton paid a respect/concern (or in whatever form that contact was). I read in a German media, that Michael donated to Clinton's causes (charities?) some odd USD 50 Mill.
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