Freestyle motocross star Robbie Maddison was hospitalized and placed in intensive care in Australia Thursday after enduring a fall while training for a Red Bull X-Fighters event this weekend in Sydney.
The extent of his injuries is unclear but they were serious enough for Maddison, an Australian and three-time winner of the X-Fighters event, to be airlifted from the practice facility to Royal North Shore Hospital.
On Friday in the U.S., a Red Bull spokesman issued this statement: "Robbie Maddison came off his bike during a competition practice session and was taken to hospital. The hospital has advised us that Robbie is in stable condition and they will keep us updated."
Maddison on Friday implied via Twitter that he's on the mend: "Wow feeling a lot better today, out of Intensive Care Unit, almost out of hospital. Hope I make it to the event to cheer on the rest of them?!"
That, obviously, came as great news to Maddo's many fans.
-- Video courtesy of Australian News Broadcast