Doctors confirmed he had fractured his top two vertebrae, C1 and C2.
on Dec. 8 when he was riding, hit a hole, and toppled forward.
Doctors confirmed that Jim fractured two vertebrae near the top of his spine.
He then got up on his bike, held his head up by his hair, and rode 500 metres to his house to call for help, before being taken by ambulance to the Dandenong and then Austin hospitals.
Gerald Quan, head of spinal surgery at The Austin Hospital, said Jim was “very lucky” that he did not damage the nerves that are located in his spine