Richard Branson, 71, shows off gruesome injuries from ‘colossal cycling crash’ and reveals his helmet saved his life after his brakes failed during British Virgin Islands charity bike ride

November 11, 2021

Sir Richard Branson has suffered a ‘colossal’ bicycle crash after his brakes failed while taking part in an endurance charity race across the British Virgin Islands this week.

The 71-year-old billionaire feared he had broken his back after colliding with another rider during day two of the Strive BVI event – which sees fitness fanatics complete a series of gruelling water and land-based challenges over the course of several days. Daily Mail