On Wednesday morning 25th September: Jack Sykes was involved in a crash while training in his home town of Adelaide.
Sykes was participating in a regular morning group training ride when the incident occurred. A number of riders were involved in the crash that was reportedly caused by debris in the lane on the road. The 19 year old was transported by ambulance to Queen Elizabeth Hospital and underwent surgery on his broken elbow on Wednesday afternoon, and was discharged the following morning.
It will unfortunately be a lengthy recovery for Sykes due to the nature of the injury sustained to his elbow.