Brent Knight, an Olympic hopeful with APU collapsed a block from the finish of the prestigious July 4th weekend mountain race on Mt. Marathon in Seward, Alaska. Knight was winning the race at the time of his collapse. He was taken by ambulance to the nearby Providence Seward Hospital, where he was treated for severe dehydration. Brent’s father, Paul Knight, told the Peninsula Calarion that his son regained consciousness 30 minutes after his initial collapse.
Brent, who raced in his first World Cup this season in Whistler, finishing 28th in the 30km pursuit, is recovering well and doesn’t expect the incident to effect his training.
Read the details about Knight’s collapse in the Peninsula Calarion:
Knight recovering quickly from collapse
Source: Peninsula Calarion