Fans, friends send healing vibes to Mark McMorris
The Olympic bronze medallist is recovering from serious injuries in a Vancouver hospital
Mark McMorris is recovering from a long list of injuries suffered in a B.C. backcountry snowboarding accident this past weekend.
Just talked to <a href="https://twitter.com/Craig_McMorris">@Craig_McMorris</a> about his brother <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/markmcmorris?src=hash">#markmcmorris</a> Sat, pair and several friends took snowmobiles into <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Whistler?src=hash">#Whistler</a> backcountry.. <a href="https://t.co/HhmMuromto">pic.twitter.com/HhmMuromto</a>—@CBCChrisBrown
The 2014 Olympic bronze medallist was airlifted from Whistler to a Vancouver hospital with:
- a broken jaw
- a broken left arm
- a ruptured spleen
- a stable pelvic fracture
- rib fractures
- a collapsed left lung
The 23-year-old's Team Canada teammates were quick to send well-wishes:
He is one of the best athlete Canada has to offer. Sending lots of positive energy your way champ! <a href="https://t.co/x9C1ux9GER">https://t.co/x9C1ux9GER</a>—@MarquisPhil
Sending positive thoughts your way <a href="https://twitter.com/markmcmorris">@markmcmorris</a> You'll be back as stronge as you did before 👊🏻—@MikaelKingsbury
Very sorry to hear about the accident <a href="https://twitter.com/markmcmorris">@markmcmorris</a> Best of luck on the road to recover! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/staystrong?src=hash">#staystrong</a> 💪🏻—@PiperGilles
As did Minister of Sport Carla Qualtrough.
Wishing Olympic snowboarder <a href="https://twitter.com/markmcmorris">@markmcmorris</a> well as he starts his recovery journey back to the slopes. Get well soon Mark! <a href="https://twitter.com/CanadaSnowboard">@CanadaSnowboard</a>—@CQualtro
And Brad Wall, premier of McMorris' home province of Saskatchewan.
Our thoughts and prayers for SK's own <a href="https://twitter.com/markmcmorris">@markmcmorris</a>. Let's RETWEET and melt his phone with get well wishes.—@PremierBradWall
The snowboarding community is sending best wishes and healing vibes to the snowboard star.
Wishing you the fastest possible recovery dude! <a href="https://twitter.com/markmcmorris">@markmcmorris</a> 🙏—@jamienichollsuk
We're wishing Mark McMorris a speedy recovery. <a href="https://t.co/yod3ZcPojS">https://t.co/yod3ZcPojS</a>—@TWSNOW
McMorris is no stranger to injury, having recently recovered from a broken femur sustained at Shaun White's Air + Style competition in 2016.
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