Hardrock 100 start line a victory for Canadian trail runner Adam Campbell after near-fatal accident

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Hardrock 100 start line a victory for Canadian trail runner Adam Campbell after near-fatal accident

Less than a year ago, he broke his back and hip
Brandon Mathis/Adventure Pro

Less than a year after breaking his pelvis and spine, Canada’s Adam Campbell was running in the top 10 through the opening 15 miles of the 2017 Hardrock Hundred Endurance Run on Friday.
Canada’s Adam Campbell was all smiles at the start line of the 2017 Hardrock Hundred Endurance Run on Friday morning as he lined up next to Iker Karrera, left, and Caroline Chaverot. Campbell was in a near-fatal accident Aug. 30, 2016 after falling on Rogers Pass in British Columbia. His remarkable recovery led him back to Silverton for the Hardrock. He placed third in the ultra race in both 2014 and 2015.
Adam Campbell leaves Box Canyon on the way to the Ouray aid station during the 2014 Hardrock Hundred Endurance Run. Campbell finished third that year despite being struck by nearby lightning on Handies Peak. He also finished third in 2015.

Hardrock 100 start line a victory for Canadian trail runner Adam Campbell after near-fatal accident

Brandon Mathis/Adventure Pro

Less than a year after breaking his pelvis and spine, Canada’s Adam Campbell was running in the top 10 through the opening 15 miles of the 2017 Hardrock Hundred Endurance Run on Friday.
Canada’s Adam Campbell was all smiles at the start line of the 2017 Hardrock Hundred Endurance Run on Friday morning as he lined up next to Iker Karrera, left, and Caroline Chaverot. Campbell was in a near-fatal accident Aug. 30, 2016 after falling on Rogers Pass in British Columbia. His remarkable recovery led him back to Silverton for the Hardrock. He placed third in the ultra race in both 2014 and 2015.
Adam Campbell leaves Box Canyon on the way to the Ouray aid station during the 2014 Hardrock Hundred Endurance Run. Campbell finished third that year despite being struck by nearby lightning on Handies Peak. He also finished third in 2015.
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