Kiwi racing legend tempted back to TT racing, despite almost losing his life in 2007 smash
THREE YEARS after almost losing his life in a high-speed crash at the Isle of Man TT, New Zealand racer Shaun Harris is contemplating returning to race at the Mountain course.Harris suffered life-threatening injuries when he crashed during the 2007 Superstock event. His injuries included multiple breaks in both legs, two broken arms, broken ribs and a fractured pelvis. He remained in a critical coondition for several weeks following the crash.Harris announced his retirement in February 2009, but is now contemplating a return to the take on the 37.73-mile course once more."I've got all the sponsorship in place. I 100 per cent want to do it, but why is the question. I need to decide why. Maybe I'm chasing old habits," Harris told Kiwi newspaper The Southland Times."This is what I do. It's a personal challenge ...there are hundreds of corners. You've got to memorise it all and got to trust yourself."Harris is currently taking part in the Burt Munro Challenge.
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