News : Daniel Andre Tande has an accident: This is how the Norwegian feels after a horror fall and a coma


News : Daniel Andre Tande has an accident: This is how the Norwegian feels after a horror fall and a coma

The brutal fall of Norway’s top ski jumper Daniel Andre Tande will further overshadow the sporting events at the World Cup in Planica, Slovenia. On Thursday (March 25th, 2021) the 27-year-old was “intubated and mechanically ventilated” after a violent impact in the trial run, and is now in the artificial one in Ljubljana overnight comato relieve his brain. The doctors hope to be able to announce positive news about the state of health after further tests on Friday afternoon.

No life-threatening injuries in ski jumper Tande

The Norwegian ski flying world champion Daniel Andre Tande did not suffer any life-threatening injuries in his serious fall in Planica, Slovenia. Sports director Clas Brede Braathen told the Norwegian broadcaster NRK on Thursday evening. “He has a fracture in his collarbone.” The 27-year-old will definitely be kept in an artificial coma until Friday to relieve his brain.

Daniel Andre Tande has an accident while ski flying: Norwegian hits a hill and slides down a slope

In the afternoon around 2.30 p.m. Tande got into a lopsided position during his test attempt and hit the porch of the ski flying hill at high speed after 78 meters. Tande, who slipped motionlessly down the extremely steep slope after the impact, was brought in by helicopter after emergency care hospital brought. The next jumping ahead with victory from Ryoyu Kobayashi (Japan) Markus Eisenbichler and Geiger became a minor matter.

Ski flying world champion Daniel Andre Tande fell badly in Planica, Slovenia.
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Health update expected: How is Daniel Andre Tande after the horror fall?

How things will go with Tande, whether and what damage could remain in the long term and what other injuries he sustained in addition to an already diagnosed collarbone fracture, was initially open. “There are more important things than a podium. Sometimes you can be happy when you land on both feet,” said the dismayed German top athlete Karl Geiger. The Allgäu, who followed Tande as flight world champion in December 2020, was on Thursday directly after the seriously fallen Norwegian – and experienced difficult moments.

Ski jumper Tande still in a coma – Norway’s sports director confident

The seriously fallen Norwegian ski jumper Daniel André Tande is still in an artificial coma, but should be slowly woken up over the course of Saturday. “Everything is going as planned”, the team doctor of the Norwegian ski jumpers, Guri Ranum Ekås, was quoted in a statement from the national ski association on Saturday morning. Stable body functions, a good response to treatment and satisfactory new examinations the evening before meant that he could gradually be brought out of the coma. Tande will continue to be treated in the university hospital in Ljubljana, Norway’s sports director Clas Brede Braathen will be with him.

Braathen was also confident. “It looks very promising,” he said on ZDF and praised the support given to his athlete. However, he also said: “Before we are quite sure when he wakes up, of course we are a little scared.”

Wake-up process initiated for Norwegian ski jumper Tande

After his serious fall while ski flying in Planica, ski jumper Daniel André Tande is slowly being brought out of his artificial coma. The wake-up process started on Saturday, but it is a time-consuming process, said the Norwegian Ski Association on Sunday morning. The 27-year-old will continue to be treated in the university hospital in Ljubljana, Norway’s sports director Clas Brede Braathen was with him while he woke up.

“The situation with Daniel is stable”, explained the team doctor of the Norwegian ski jumper, Guri Ranum Ekås. Follow-up examinations were made to ensure the best possible recovery process from the coma. “There is no drama associated with the process,” the doctor from the ski association was quoted as saying.

Ski jumper Tande woke up from a coma after falling in Planica

The Norwegian ski jumper Daniel André Tande woke up from an artificial coma after his serious fall while ski flying in Planica. “Today has started in the best possible way – with this message from our good friends in Slovenia: Daniel has woken up and is now talking to his mother and girlfriend,” said the Norwegian ski jumpers’ sports director, Clas Brede Braathen, to various Norwegian media on Monday morning, including the NTB news agency and the Verdens Gang newspaper. “He is fully conscious and all is well.”

There were also very positive signals from the Norwegian Ski Association in the morning. “In the course of the night there has been great progress in Daniel’s situation”, the team doctor of the Norwegian ski jumpers, Guri Ranum Ekås, was quoted in an association statement. “He is now awake and breathing himself.” At around 6:00 am he was taken off the ventilator . “Everything worked out fine.”

The 27-year-old Tande hit the slope violently on Thursday while ski flying in Planica in the trial run. He has previously been diagnosed with a broken collarbone and a slight puncture of the lungs. He was placed in an artificial coma in the hospital in the Slovenian capital Ljubljana. His waking process began slowly on Saturday. His mother and girlfriend arrived at his place on Sunday.

Karl Geiger in shock: This is how the German jumper experienced the horror accident

“I wanted to know immediately what was going on. So they said: You don’t yet know whether he will survive,” said Geiger. The emergency response to keep Tande alive after the serious incident at the ski jump ended successfully. The shocked Norwegian delegation expressly thanked them. Sports director Clas Brede Braathen described the first aid at the huge facility in the “Valley of the Jumps” as “highly professional”.

While the next individual will be jumped at the ski jump on Friday (3 p.m. / ZDF and Eurosport), further tests are pending at Tande in the clinic in the Slovenian capital. “The first tests are very promising. Now we are waiting 24 hours until the tests are repeated”, chief doctor Tomislav Mirkovic was quoted by the FIS World Ski Federation on Thursday evening.

Eisenbichler: “Thank God I didn’t see it”

Markus Eisenbichler (29) also commented on the incident. “Thank goodness I didn’t see it, otherwise I wouldn’t have jumped today,” said the ski professional. “When I heard that, I had to swallow. I wish him all the best.”

Norway’s ski jumping head coach Alexander Stöckl is shocked after the serious fall of his protégé Daniel Andre Tande. “It is difficult to watch when a jumper gets air under his skis and turns. You can only hope for the best that everything is okay with him. That is the most important thing,” the Austrian Stöckl told the Norwegian on Thursday Rundfunk NRK.Stöckl praised Tande’s jump as “beautiful and with a lot of energy”. But then the 27-year-old flight world champion from 2018 “got some air under the ski tips,” added the head coach. “Then the left ski goes down, it rotates in that direction and lands on the back,” said Stoeckl.

Ski flying world champion Daniel Andre Tande fell badly in Planica, Slovenia.
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