Friday, August 31, 2012

Mark Warren fighting for life after freak gust of wind blows him into concrete sea wall while Kitesurfing

A thrill seeker has been left in a critical condition in intensive care after a freak gust of wind slammed him into a sea wall as he was kitesurfing.

Mark Warren, 45, broke both his legs and suffered two broken ribs after being picked up and launched into the solid concrete seawall at Chalkwell beach in Essex.

Mr Warren was immediately airlifted to Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, with life-threatening injuries after the horrific incident.

Doctors say he remains in a critical, but stable, condition and is due to have an operation to repair his heart valve in the next couple of days. Read More