World Champion Somik learns to walk again after surgery

BRATISLAVA, MARTIN. First training shot in the summer. Just so, into the mess. The pain was surprising. It was not a physical contact with a teammate. In the aftermath of the sprinkle he was unbearably drunk in his back and he was taken to the hospital in Pardubice.

It happened on August 2nd. From now on, 37-year-old Göteborg world champion Radovan Somik did not catch a stick in his hand, he could not even think of the skates for a few months.

“The debris of the plate between the third and fourth crossbows had to be removed operatively, .Ten days after the operation, they sent me home to Martin, “says the productive right who played the two strong NHL season in Philadelphia in 2002-2004. In the attack he played with Slovakian friend Michal Handzus. Still does not speak

Now she has time for memories. After half a month, he slowly started to knock out of the bed.

“I can not make a stupid, no sharp move. Everything slow. I can walk without support. Enough I get exhausted, but I go out for a short walk with the dog, “he says.Continuation of this article belongs to the premium content of Sme.sk You can also be its subscribers Annual subscription 29 € Order Save up to 17,80 € compared to the monthly subscription Quarterly subscription 9,90 € Order Save 1,80 € compared to monthly subscription Monthly subscription From 0,98 € Order Price 0,98 € is valid for new subscribers the first month. The other months are for a standard price of 3.90 €.I have a subscription – Sign up With a subscription you get: unlimited access to the content of Sme.sk, Korzar.sk and Spectator.sk more than 20 year old archive Sme.sk reading and interviews from attachments TV OKO / TV SVET, Weekend and Forum unlimited number Unlimited access to videos and Slovak movies on Sme.sk available on PC and in Android and iPhone apps The article continues to be part of the Sme.sk premium content Unlock this article 0.50 € Unlock After payment, the article will be unlocked for a few seconds and you can continue Reading Annual subscription 29 € Order Save up to 17,80 € compared to monthly subscription Monthly p Redemption 3,90 € Order I have a subscription – subscribe You get the subscription with: unlimited access to the content of Sme.sk, Korzar.sk and Spectator.sk more than 20 year old archive Sme.sk reading and interviews from attachments TV OKO / TV SVET , Weekend and Forum unlimited unlimited access to videos and Slovak movies on Sme.sk available on PC and on Android and iPhone apps