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Motocross ACL Injury - Share your storyHow did you tear your ACL?

People can tear their ACLs in a variety of ways. It can occur from high impact sports like motocross or karate, or doing mundane things like walking down stairs or hopping out of bed. Videos actually show athletes tearing their ACLs, not for faint of heart, but give you an idea of how it happens and what it’s like.

How most people tear their ACL
(From December 2010 survey)

Basketball 11.8%
Football 11.8%
Skiing 13.7%
Soccer 23.5%
Other 39.2%

The ‘other’ group contained random activities, such as:

Karate ACL Injury, courtesy of Genista (Flickr)Wrestling
Motorcycle accident
Netball
Ultimate Frisbee
Snowboarding
Kickboxing
MMA fight
Floor hockey
Motocross
Jujitsu
gymnastics
Wrestling
Training with marines
Jumped off truck tailgate
Badminton
Taekwondo
Hockey

We look forward to hearing your story on how you hurt your knee…