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Injury Report: 2018 Seattle SX

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Comment: Barcia was hoping to get back to racing in Seattle after breaking his hand in Arlington, but his return has been pushed back to Salt Lake City.

MATT BISCEGLIA — HAND | OUT

Comment: Bisceglia broke his hand in Atlanta and is still “a few weeks” away from coming back. 

JUSTIN BOGLE — HUMERUS, BACK | OUT

Comment: Bogle is eyeing a return to racing at the beginning of the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship. He is currently recovering from a broken humerus and a small fracture in his L2 vertebrae suffered in San Diego.

KYLE CUNNINGHAM — TAILBONE | IN

Comment: Cunningham has been racing with a fractured tailbone suffered in St. Louis. He’s in for Seattle. 

TYLER ENTICKNAP — PELVIS | OUT

Comment: Enticknap broke his pelvis in three places while practicing. He’s on the mend, but it’s going to be a long time before he lines up for another race.

JOSH GRANT — LEG | OUT

Comment: Grant is currently out after fracturing his right leg in Arlington, but recently posted on Instagram that he’s almost ready to get back on the bike.

Comment: It’s unclear when Hansen will return to racing after breaking his foot at the Monster Energy Cup.

COLE MARTINEZ — LEG | OUT

Comment: Martinez is out for the season after sustaining a split depression plateau fracture of his tibia and tearing "something in his knee" in Daytona.

FREDRICK NOREN — HAND, KNEE | OUT

Comment: Noren is healing up after tearing a ligament in his hand. He’s out for the year and will use the time to recover from some additional problems in his knee. 

ALEX RAY — WRIST, LEG | IN

Comment: Ray will return to racing in Seattle after rupturing his patella tendon during practice in February.

KEN ROCZEN — HAND | OUT

Comment: Roczen is working on being ready for the Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship after shattering his hand, dislocating metacarpals, and tearing ligaments in his hand in San Diego. He could begin riding as soon as April 16.

DAKOTA TEDDER — LEG | OUT

Comment: Tedder ended up with a Staph infection after taking a footpeg to the shin in Atlanta. He had surgery to have the wound cleaned out. He’d hoped to be back for Seattle, but we were told the chances of that are “not good” and that he’d be riding today (Thursday) for the first time in three weeks.

COLE SEELY — PELVIS, SACRUM | OUT

Comment: Seely is out for the season with a fractured sacrum and pelvis suffered in Tampa. He posted on Instagram earlier this week that he’d be able to start walking again in two weeks.

Comment: Tapia broke his pelvis and sustained fractures to his L3 and L4 vertebrae during qualifying in Indianapolis. He also had some internal bleeding, which fortunately stopped following surgery. To donate to his Road 2 Recovery fund, go here

JAKE WEIMER — WRIST/HAND | OUT

Comment: Weimer is looking at coming back for the final two rounds after breaking his wrist and two metacarpals on top of his hand in San Diego.

JON AMES — FEMUR

Comment: Ames broke his femur in Arlington and is out for the season. 

JUSTIN COOPER — RIBS, SHOULDER, CONCUSSION | OUT

Comment: Cooper had hoped to be back for Seattle after breaking nine ribs, hurting his shoulder, and sustaining a concussion in Houston, but is now looking to return at Hangtown. 

MARTIN DAVALOS — BACK, KNEE 

Comment: Davalos has been fighting issues all season that stem from a crash in Arlington. After crashing out at St. Louis, the decision was made to sit out until he’s 100 percent again. An exact return date has yet to be determined.

JIMMY DECOTIS — BACK, RIBS 

Comment: Decotis is expected to start riding again in May after a crash in Daytona let him with some fractured ribs and his L2 and L3 vertebrae.

RJ HAMPSHIRE — BACK, RIBS, LUNGS

Comment: Hampshire sustained fractures to his T3 and T4 vertebrae, fractured ribs, and some “small punctures/lacerations to the lungs” in Daytona. He’s looking at a return for Lucas Oil Pro Motocross. 

JUSTIN HILL — TOE | IN

Comment: Hill will be back on the 250 in Seattle after breaking his toe in the 450SX class in Atlanta.

JUSTIN HOEFT — FEET | OUT

Comment: Hoeft underwent surgery after breaking both feet in San Diego. He’s out for Seattle.

ALEX MARTIN — WRIST | OUT

Comment: Martin was hoping to get back to racing before the end of supercross after hurting his wrist in San Diego, but after learning he’d fractured it (it was originally thought to be sprained), the decision was made to focus on getting ready for Lucas Oil Pro Motocross.

DYLAN FERRANDIS — ARM, TEETH

Comment: Ferrandis broke his arm and several teeth in Atlanta. He’s working on being ready for Lucas Oil Pro Motocross.

CAMERON MCADOO — HAND

Comment: In Atlanta, McAdoo reinjured a fractured hand sustained at Arlington. The team wants him to take the necessary time to heal properly.

HAYDEN MELLROSS — SHOULDER | IN

Comment: Mellross dislocated his shoulder in Indianapolis, but he’s been rehabbing it and was able to get back on the bike earlier this week. He's in for Seattle.

COLT NICHOLS — ARM

Comment: Nichols will miss the remainder of Monster Energy Supercross after breaking his humerus while practicing.

MITCH OLDENBURG — ARM | IN

Comment: Oldenburg hasn’t raced since crashing hard in Oakland, but is hoping to get back behind the gate in Seattle.

BRADLEY TAFT — CONCUSSION | OUT

Comment: Taft suffered a concussion while moonlighting in the 450SX class in St. Louis. His team hoped he’d be back for Seattle, but it didn’t work out.