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MotoGP riders visit children's hospital

MotoGP riders visit children's hospital

MotoGP riders visit children's hospital

Always keen to meet the public, a selection of riders spent the afternoon at a children's hospital in Le Mans, meeting and greeting those less fortunate. Alex Hofmann, Carlos Checa and Arnaud Vincent signed autographs, posed for photographs and spoke with the convalescing children.

Throughout their visit the riders found out more about the children and brightened up their afternoon.

"I spent a nice day, it has been a great sensation to offer a smile to these children as they surely are spending a quite sad period in hospital. Then, on Sunday, when they will watch the races, I think they are going to be very proud to be able to say that they met some of the riders that they will see on television. On Sunday, I will also have a special thought about them. As far as I'm concerned, I also need to get used to the atmosphere of the hospital as I will have to spend some time there after the GP of Valencia, to remove the 16 screws and the 2 plates I have got in my foot and my ankle, from the crash I had last year during the GP of Japan," said Alex Hofmann.

Tags:
MotoGP, 2006, ALICE GRAND PRIX DE FRANCE

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