So here's the story with my injury

We never officially discussed the injury, save for some instagram posts and such. I owe you guys some kind of explanation, hence this video. It's been exactly two weeks since I broke my leg and part of my ankle, and pretty soon I should be able to hobble around.

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  1. Neil Camara

    Neil Camara13 päivää sitten

    Looks like I don't want to bike anymore. Hope you get back on the saddle soon

  2. Jay Mueller

    Jay Mueller22 päivää sitten

    Why no syndesmosis screw? It was clearly separated on the initial XR.

  3. Ida hoe

    Ida hoeUukausi sitten

    0:54 that kind of hurt

  4. Xabi AA

    Xabi AAUukausi sitten

    I hope you recover soon! 💪💪💪

  5. Sebastien Sauls

    Sebastien SaulsUukausi sitten

    Man I feel you I broke my ankle in the almost exact same way. But I got an external fixation, so I have metal rods drill three my ankle.

  6. DerpyDino 210

    DerpyDino 210Uukausi sitten

    Jesus Loves You !!

  7. One armed gamer

    One armed gamer2 kuukautta sitten


  8. TheTheRanger1

    TheTheRanger12 kuukautta sitten

    Those toe nails were the gnarly part of the video, not the incisions 😂🤣

  9. NightSkyACC /\

    NightSkyACC /\2 kuukautta sitten

    Rc cars pog

  10. Eli Pulsifer

    Eli Pulsifer2 kuukautta sitten

    Wow, I did almost the exact same thing on December 17th, 2020. Was just practicing my wheelies in the front yard and lost one leaning to the right a bit, something that's happened a thousand times but I came down hard on my right foot and the ankle just buckled. When I looked at my ankle it was bent 90 deg. Had surgery a day later, two screws, and a plate just like Seth. Going to start riding again very soon but I'm still a little scared it could happen again. As long as it takes another 30 years of biking to happen again I guess I'll be fine :)

  11. Alan Frizzell

    Alan Frizzell2 kuukautta sitten

    Ha-injuries suck and even worse when it involves mobility. I also had surgery with a plate and screws now residing over my left big toe 1st metatarsal. So the scooter was a necessity and quickly picked up on the wheeley spin turn as well as a few other maneuvers. Wore a cast, then a boot for 12 weeks total. I was riding easy neighborhood spins on the bike while in the boot just to maintain sanity. Then rehab easy road rides as the foot couldn’t take mtb abuse. Developed nueromas in 2 other toe metatarsals which limits the time on the bike. Finally back on the mtb some and extended road rides. Nueromas better but still flare up. Adapt and overcome and hopefully fully recover. Seth, Wish the best for your outcome.

  12. Michael Donnelly

    Michael Donnelly2 kuukautta sitten

    That is crazy. I did a similar thing last year, but nothing was broken. I just strained the living crap out of my foot and I couldn't bike for like two weeks

  13. Jakob Isaiah Ladiero

    Jakob Isaiah Ladiero3 kuukautta sitten


  14. Chill. OUT

    Chill. OUT3 kuukautta sitten

    I almost get the same injury but I fractured my tibia and had to get a plate and screws also I fractured my ankle

  15. IEA10

    IEA103 kuukautta sitten

    Man imagine really jacking up your leg, going to the doctor, getting operated on, and not be left with a crippling e.r. bill. Must be nice to live in a civilized country.

  16. CHELSKI9

    CHELSKI92 kuukautta sitten

    He lost mobility, 3 ligaments removed, numbness and has drop foot. Not exactly an ideal outcome.

  17. Cesar J. Calvillo R.

    Cesar J. Calvillo R.3 kuukautta sitten

    Now I know why I hadn’t seen any new videos. Wish you the best!

  18. Christian Hansen

    Christian Hansen3 kuukautta sitten

    He has been posting pretty regularly though, and this is 4 months old

  19. simonthursz

    simonthursz3 kuukautta sitten

    Wishing you a speedy recovery Seth. In one of you're previous videos you talked about 10% of tools used 90% of the time. Im keen to build a tall wall and I wondered if you could do a video to share your 10% most used tools?!

  20. Craigie bank vlogs and timelapes

    Craigie bank vlogs and timelapes3 kuukautta sitten

    Never broke a bone on my bike but I know it’s coming

  21. Sean Musson

    Sean Musson3 kuukautta sitten

    I had the exact same injury, with the exact same pins and plates. 8+ years later, it only hurts sometimes, so you have lots to look forward to!

  22. Lonestar Shredder

    Lonestar Shredder4 kuukautta sitten

    Curtis really seemed like he was getting stuff done

  23. Fallenspartan73

    Fallenspartan734 kuukautta sitten

    My dad (yes the same one I keep commenting about) has a knee scooter because of constant injuries

  24. Evan El Abdalawi

    Evan El Abdalawi4 kuukautta sitten

    You need to use your foot even it is broken. Get well soon buddy!

  25. Honest T

    Honest T4 kuukautta sitten

    Bro. That crap is gonna bother you later. Good thing you'reva tough dude. Best wishes.

  26. Dee Tsoukalas

    Dee Tsoukalas4 kuukautta sitten

    In regards to shoes what are you all wearing and are comfortable?

  27. Thomas Kositzki

    Thomas Kositzki4 kuukautta sitten

    Oh man, get better soon! Stop breaking shit on yourself, better stick to breaking your bikes. :P ;D

  28. Two Weelz

    Two Weelz4 kuukautta sitten

    Gnarly $#!+, Dude. Wish you a speedy recovery that looks awfully painful. 🤙

  29. Denver Coder

    Denver Coder4 kuukautta sitten

    I feel you brother. I just broke my leg in three places and broke my foot in 4 places. I had a 4 hour surgery and I have a plate with 12 screws and 2 screws into my Tibia. I also dislocated my tibia. It happened on 10/18/2020 and I’m just now getting around. My doctor told me to get a bike since i have so much damage. So I went out and got an REI DRT 1.1 today and found your channel. Let me know if you need emotional support. 😂

  30. Denver Coder

    Denver Coder4 kuukautta sitten

    At my first post-op appointment my surgeon said that my bones healed so well that he couldn’t even see the fracture location. IMO it was the fact that I followed his advice and I elevated 90% of the time. So keep that leg up. 😂

  31. ge Diewald

    ge Diewald4 kuukautta sitten

    My brother's friend had an injury like that and it healed so yeah

  32. Joni English

    Joni English5 kuukautta sitten

    i had a Similar Injury , Slipped on ICE - Circa 2000 1 Scew in the Fibula to Set and After 3 Months Removed it Still Aches when it Gets COLD and Ankle is NOISEY

  33. Dave l

    Dave l5 kuukautta sitten

    Looks like your going to have to start making videos unboxing Barbie Dolls man

  34. Patrick Star

    Patrick Star5 kuukautta sitten

    Them joints are giving out old man

  35. TheChillBison

    TheChillBison5 kuukautta sitten

    Not sure whether to thumbs up or down! Good update but 🙁 for you.

  36. Emmanuel Enciso

    Emmanuel Enciso5 kuukautta sitten

    get better my friend

  37. Jan Guardian

    Jan Guardian5 kuukautta sitten

    Poor Seth. Get well soon!

  38. ItzKaden _

    ItzKaden _5 kuukautta sitten

    I just broke my ankle

  39. Harrison Hoye

    Harrison Hoye5 kuukautta sitten

    Seth, wanted to reach out and ask for your insight and possibly encouragement when it comes to getting back on a bike. Over a year ago, I broke my left clavicle into 4 pieces after coming off a bike onto my shoulder. Funny enough, this was not when I was on a trail, but on campus heading to class. Subsequently, I now have a roughly 6" long titanium plate, 7 screws, a pin, and some wire that were put in to hold everything together and allow the healing process to begin. Surgery was in September of 2019. Around January to February of 2020, I was experiencing a lot of pain and it simply did not feel right. When I went and had it checked out, I was informed that the surgery, as well as the hardware, had essentially failed (as I had 2 screws pulling out), and that I would have to choose whether or not to undergo a second surgery, which would include a bone graft. I told the doc I would think about it, not knowing that shortly after, COVID would hit. With that in mind, I decided to not pursue surgery at the time, as I simply did not want to be in a hospital unless necessary, nor did I want to increase any risk of contracting anything. That aside, it began to felt somewhat different, once again, around October of 2020. Decided to go see the doc again for him to check and see if anything had gotten worse. To my surprise, he informed me that it looked as if once everything had shifted around, that it had finally began to bridge and heal to some extent. I have not yet had a CT scan to confirm this; however, it is likely I will before too long. All of this being said, I have only gotten back on a bike once or twice since the accident. Part of that is pain, and part of it is fear. Knowing you have been through multiple injuries and hopped back on, I wanted to ask to see if you might have any words of encouragement or perhaps some things you did to feel alright about getting back on and hitting trails again. Anything you might have to say is greatly appreciated. - Harrison

  40. 9A-RAMA

    9A-RAMA5 kuukautta sitten

    I hope you will get to full recovery

  41. Erin H.

    Erin H.5 kuukautta sitten

    Just saw you’re having nerve issues with your foot still. Find a physical therapy place or massage therapy that does microcurrent!!! Life changing!!

  42. Jibril Mansur

    Jibril Mansur5 kuukautta sitten

    Big pain

  43. PSU Wrestling

    PSU Wrestling5 kuukautta sitten

    I had a similar injury except it was my tibia when I was in 8th grade, that was 13 years ago. It took at 12-18 months for me to be able to play sports without it inhibiting me, and i never got the same flexibility back in my ankle. It works, but it was never close to being back to 100%.

  44. Andrew W

    Andrew W5 kuukautta sitten

    Wonder if Mrs Seth bike hacks

  45. Naya Rahbany

    Naya Rahbany5 kuukautta sitten

    When Seth says we’re doing something different and he doesn’t say but kind of the same you know somethings wrong!!

  46. Michael Lohn

    Michael Lohn5 kuukautta sitten

    Omg, wish all the best and stay brave👍 Merry Christmas 🌲🎅⛄

  47. R.K Racer

    R.K Racer5 kuukautta sitten

    as he can't ride he should fix the bikes

  48. Angie

    Angie6 kuukautta sitten

    Ain't that always the way - getting injured from doing something really simple

  49. Zeid h

    Zeid h6 kuukautta sitten

    Icing my ankle as I watch this

  50. Charlie Dance

    Charlie Dance6 kuukautta sitten

    Hope your good bro

  51. Carlos One

    Carlos One6 kuukautta sitten

    Dude, hope you're getting recovered well!

  52. Austin Wick

    Austin Wick6 kuukautta sitten

    So when do we get to see the video?

  53. 666Gothicgirl

    666Gothicgirl6 kuukautta sitten

    Hrhr I break my right bike after get in the rail of the Tram. 3 Breaks in 2 bone secure with screw and plate. 2 weeks ago Was it by me

  54. Jim Chronakis

    Jim Chronakis6 kuukautta sitten

    I want the link to buy that rc crawler

  55. Cameron

    Cameron6 kuukautta sitten

    I want that crawler

  56. Jimmy Moral

    Jimmy Moral6 kuukautta sitten

    This made me shutter I can’t Amagine how bad this is

  57. Franz Perez

    Franz Perez6 kuukautta sitten

    Glad you are getting better! Take care. I'm also recovering from am injured knee, yesterday was my first bike trip after 1 month of healing. Do as the doctor says, hope you are back on the bike really soon!

  58. willow fidelity

    willow fidelity6 kuukautta sitten

    iron man..... keepp safe ma dude

  59. Mason Van Overbeke

    Mason Van Overbeke6 kuukautta sitten


  60. Jeff “GRIPtheSTEEL” Licudo

    Jeff “GRIPtheSTEEL” Licudo6 kuukautta sitten

    Hey Seth I wanted to let you know that I have recently started mountain biking because of your channel. I love all the things that you do from the wood work and how you are such a hard worker. My wife was like you two are the same. The funny thing about that was on 11/21/2020 I got almost the same injury as you. I broke my ankle and fibula up on the trails. Can’t wait to see you back on your bike.

  61. James Miles

    James Miles6 kuukautta sitten

    In the intro where was the 'but kinda the same' this would have been the best time for him to use it he always brakes himself haha

  62. PET

    PET6 kuukautta sitten

    I have a rod like that ... but in my shoulder :D

  63. Herbrecia Williams-Price

    Herbrecia Williams-Price6 kuukautta sitten

    That is crazy what happened to you

  64. PrototypeBMX YT (PrototypeBMX)

    PrototypeBMX YT (PrototypeBMX)6 kuukautta sitten

    i had same break on fib but i had a different pin through tb and fib rather than into my ankle i had next day surgery too leg is 100% 10 years later and my opposite leg is really messed up i needed to get my ankle ligaments rebuilt and an internal brace in that one id rather snap a bone than tear some ligaments you will be all good in about 8 to 10 weeks

  65. Lal Ruatfela

    Lal Ruatfela6 kuukautta sitten

    Seth my mothe broker her left leg

  66. PixelGod Block Strike

    PixelGod Block Strike6 kuukautta sitten

    We got the same thing (((

  67. Rocks Fishing

    Rocks Fishing6 kuukautta sitten

    Hey Seth. I just broke my fibia and tibia on my moto I’ve also got a rod and plates in my leg. ik how it feels

  68. Blake Bailey

    Blake Bailey6 kuukautta sitten

    Dang man that sucks, I hope you can make a full 100% recovery and ride bikes/work just as you did before. Sending you hope from AZ and anyone else reading this have a great day!

  69. Vu Tram

    Vu Tram6 kuukautta sitten


  70. Adriela Railey Castro

    Adriela Railey Castro6 kuukautta sitten

    Hope you get better soon

  71. 416jr

    416jr6 kuukautta sitten

    Are restocks happening for the shirt your wearing ?? @bermpeak

  72. MTB rider ahmad

    MTB rider ahmad6 kuukautta sitten

    I have crack my leg bone too bro

  73. SpectreOps YT

    SpectreOps YT6 kuukautta sitten

    Will he get back to trail building

  74. Tomek Szczygłowski

    Tomek Szczygłowski6 kuukautta sitten

    Man! You relly are my inspiration! Since now in Poland winter is coming, I'm preparing bike for me. I'll be watching Your videos till spring;) Then, with my son, we will be riding tracks, and learning howto ,mountainbikeing. I discovered so many great tracks, so close to my house, that im so impatient to try them, and learn to ride! Most of my - not yet done - passion, is inspired by Your videos. Your editing is great also. Thanks for encouragemnent! Get well, and stay away from other diseases (especialy C-19)!

  75. Ariel Monaco

    Ariel Monaco6 kuukautta sitten

    Looks like you could have gotten away without the two pins in the ankle... Next time have a say with the doctor while looking at the x-rays, you'll save some grams in titanium. Get well soon, cheers from Latin America!

  76. Hampshire fishing

    Hampshire fishing6 kuukautta sitten

    Get well soon

  77. Boi Chaoz

    Boi Chaoz6 kuukautta sitten

    Looks like age is starting to catch up to you. Collar bone, wrist & now ankle...feel better soon. Watching these vids helped get me back into mtb.

  78. Howard Griffin II

    Howard Griffin II6 kuukautta sitten

    Wow just realized you had an injury while watching the gift guide video. What is your recovery time and are you doing physical therapy? If so, I think many of us would be curious to see what it takes to make a full recovery. I ruptured a quad and dislocated a knee 6 weeks ago while bouldering. Much like yourself it wasn't while doing anything crazy, in fact I was just stepping down and jumped off the wall from a few feet up but landed awkwardly while turning. Just in the past week I was able to turn pedals on a PT bike, but it'll be another 4-6 weeks before I can actually bike with resistance or to get any kind of cardio. If you're like me, the biggest challenge is getting on/off the toilet. I highly recommend getting a handicap toilet rail kit off Amazon.

  79. RexTheDragon69 Ej-sans

    RexTheDragon69 Ej-sans6 kuukautta sitten

    Around the Same time I got surgery on my finger I can’t wait to get back on a bike

  80. Elín Magnúsdótttir

    Elín Magnúsdótttir7 kuukautta sitten

    I broke my collarbone two days ago so I feel you

  81. Ariel Monaco

    Ariel Monaco6 kuukautta sitten

    Collarbone is one of the worst, gotta sleep on one side for 3 - 4 months... feel ya

  82. WINsumloseSUM

    WINsumloseSUM7 kuukautta sitten

    Seth, I had the EXACT same injury with the EXACT same X-Rays and EXACT same screws and plate in the EXACT same spots (incisions and all). I feel ya buddy... it sucks. I snapped my fibula just like yours and jacked my ankle in the process... the ironic thing was that I was roller-skating with my daughter, showing off "how it's done" and then when I rolled up beside her I just turned left and turned back right and leaned back too far and fell on my behind while my feet were still planted. I heard my fibula snap over the DJ music... it was brutal. And so I ruined an 8-year old's birthday party getting wheeled out to the ambulance while they shut the skating rink down.

  83. Ted Young

    Ted Young7 kuukautta sitten

    Please look up Arthrex tightrope syndesmotic fixation. I am a practicing Orthopedic surgeon and am concerned about your X-rays. Time is critical. With this particular injury your syndesmotic ligaments between your tibia and fibula were torn and need to be fixed. I do NOT see signs of this fixation on your X-ray. Please check on this ASAP and if needed get a second opinion. Sorry about this info and your injury.

  84. Peter Wurst

    Peter Wurst7 kuukautta sitten

    He is getting old, maybe he should Stop Biking. Maybe an wheelchair would be the right thing for him.

  85. Joseph Guest

    Joseph Guest7 kuukautta sitten

    Uhh how old are you?

  86. Samuel Steward

    Samuel Steward7 kuukautta sitten

    watch him be sending jumps on the mobility scooter next week 😂

  87. Aiden Mills

    Aiden Mills7 kuukautta sitten

    I'm a hunter and that looks gnarly

  88. Quad plays

    Quad plays7 kuukautta sitten

    Hey Seth my dad has had like 12 surgeries

  89. bruh

    bruh7 kuukautta sitten

    I'm eating and I bout threw up

  90. Nick Schnellbächer

    Nick Schnellbächer7 kuukautta sitten

    Can you please send a link or the name of that rc car

  91. Random Reviews

    Random Reviews7 kuukautta sitten

    Ah be careful lo 🌈🌈🌈

  92. Remar Calcalsada

    Remar Calcalsada7 kuukautta sitten

    always stay safe..

  93. Colin Wear

    Colin Wear7 kuukautta sitten

    Although i have never got majorly hurt it must suck. Get well soon!

  94. Miraflor T AL

    Miraflor T AL7 kuukautta sitten

    Y i can't stomach watching this kind of videos

  95. keenan jones

    keenan jones7 kuukautta sitten

    Really appreciate your videos good information and Overall bike knowledge

  96. TJ Bowen

    TJ Bowen7 kuukautta sitten

    I just joined the broken fibula club today, I too wish it was from something cool, but it wasn't

  97. Caleb Nelson

    Caleb Nelson7 kuukautta sitten

    Love those small crawlers you should make a video on them scx24 right

  98. garry__21

    garry__217 kuukautta sitten

    Rip Seth

  99. William Chambers

    William Chambers7 kuukautta sitten

    Feel better dude!

  100. AJ G

    AJ G7 kuukautta sitten

    I hope you feel better Bro cha cho

  101. Marc Baroud

    Marc Baroud7 kuukautta sitten

    Omg Seth it is your third 😂

  102. Mike Mason

    Mike Mason7 kuukautta sitten

    I have the exact same injury right now just happen last Saturday had surgery Monday crazy

  103. Matthew Hays

    Matthew Hays7 kuukautta sitten

    I’ve been laid up all week as well and I’m watching all your videos to feel better. Thanks for the consistently excellent content. Hope you heal up quickly!

  104. size 6 crocs

    size 6 crocs7 kuukautta sitten

    i broke my thumb in a fight at school and now cant change down gears so although its minor its still impacted me (dont fight people its not a good thing to do)