I Almost Died…And I’m Grateful

Papa CJ
4 min readDec 4, 2022

In 2019 I had a major accident. I was on a motorcycle expedition in Ladakh (in the Himalayas) when my brakes malfunctioned. The bike skidded, went off the road and down the hillside. I landed on a bed of rocks and a 200kg motorcycle flew in the air and landed on top of me.

When I awoke from my black out, I found the entire motorcycle covering my entire body, with the front wheel spinning inches from my face…

Papa CJ

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