Well I finally caved in after a long season of not being able to ski and went in for ankle surgery round II.
Dr. Judd and I couldn’t find what was wrong based off an MRI and it wasn’t healing, so we took the first step of taking out the hardware. I thought the posterior tibial tendon may have been torn due to the location of constant pain and bruising. We investigated that while in surgery and thankfully the bone and tendon were strong. Thank you to my best friends Nick and Kate showing up for my surgery as always. Dr. Judd, best ever.
I think this was the most unproductive season I’ve ever had and it killed me. Don’t get me wrong, I had some killer days with the SagaFam and my good friend and ex-roommate Audrey out at Park City. More than anything I have to thank my sponsors for sticking by me through a rough season!
Within the first week of surgery I was back on a dirtbike and within week and a half post-op I was surfing behind the boat. I haven’t felt the same pain I did prior to surgery and the ankle is looking better each day.
I was in my first motocross race of the season exactly two weeks post-op. Never have I rode so well and I’m looking forward to a solid and safe summer.
TWO WEEKS POST-OP almost taking the holeshot.
I have more seat time and more races ahead of me. I head to Lake Mohave next week with my best friend for some boat time and getting dialed on my new Sixx Industries surfboards.
Thanks for all the support everyone. Stay healthy!