Frank Vandenbroucke RIP

by jimmythecuckoo   October 13, 2009  

Belgian cyclist Frank Vandenbroucke has been found dead in a hotel room in Senegal according to a report from the Yahoo network.

The former classics winner had been suffering from depression for a long period of time but no cause of death has been established as yet.

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Always bad news to hear something like this, if its true then it is a sad day for cycling.

not all carbon is the same.

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posted by Jon Burrage [1081 posts]
13th October 2009 - 8:53

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It is true, they are suggesting a pulmonary embalism, but not confirmed -

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posted by DaSy [649 posts]
13th October 2009 - 9:43

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Very exciting prospect when he first came on the scene, before he went into the downward spiral, could have been one of the greats... sad news indeed.

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posted by Simon_MacMichael [8288 posts]
13th October 2009 - 10:01

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