17 Nov 2008

NZ Motocross rider sufers broken back at training

5:51 am on 17 November 2008

New Zealand's champion motocross rider Katherine Prumm will have surgery this week after a dramatic crash in training.

Prumm, a double Women's World Cup winner, broke several vertebrae, after mis-timing a jump.

It is unsure how long the 20-year old Yamaha rider will be out of action.