Dan Kneen: save of the year?

TT racer and IoM local had the moment of his life in the Senior TT

Posted: 13 June 2011
by Nathan Clark


Dan Kneen had the save of the century at this year's Senior IoM TT. The incredible footage shows the local rider getting completely sideways and being thrown off the side of the bike. Somehow he managed to stay on and finish in 12th place. Scary and amazing at the same time, well done Mr Kneen.

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Never mind save of the year.......thats biggest save EVER.

Posted: 13/06/2011 at 14:18


RK
Immense respect ! so so close to being a major crash

Posted: 13/06/2011 at 15:45

how come the camera man was put off???

Posted: 13/06/2011 at 22:34

total wuss,a pro would have followed through but its still facinating to watch:-)

Posted: 14/06/2011 at 15:59

Even though I know he saves it I still flinch every time I see it

Posted: 14/06/2011 at 16:10

Ouch - clean underpants required. That was epic but I bet he would not want to repeat it. Cracking recovery and huge respect.

Steve

Posted: 14/06/2011 at 20:57

Simply unbelievable. Any normal human being would have been seriously injured or killed.  The guy is amazing; that takes some talent and skill to save such a situation.  Big respect to the boy. Easily the biggest potential disaster that didn't happen that I have seen in 30 years of motorcycling.  Genius.

Posted: 15/06/2011 at 19:37

And he kept going? I think I'd have to pull over for fag and a bit of a think after that one. I think the camera op thought he was coming for him - self preservation instinct?

Posted: 20/06/2011 at 05:12

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