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Splints on Jalaberts' Achilles??(4 posts)

Splints on Jalaberts' Achilles??rollo tommassi
Jul 10, 2001 9:20 AM
Did anyone notice the white splints Jaja had on during the prologue?

It looked like he had shoehorns stuck down to the back of his heel, white with little butterfly-wing tabs sticking out to the sides.

I couldn't tell if it was part of the shoe, shoe covers, or whatever, but it seemed to be some sort of Achilles tendon support??
Jul 10, 2001 10:03 AM
Fell off his chair when tying his shoes and cut himself. LOL.

Seriously though:

I noticed that too. Looked like some sort of bandage, I have no idea what it was.
Ha Ha!! ;) nmrollo tommassi
Jul 10, 2001 1:53 PM
re: Splints on Jalaberts' Achilles??/ curious minds ??TC
Jul 10, 2001 7:57 PM
I saw that too and seemed that only his right foot had it. I can't imagine that he would have any tendinitis with as little as racing that he has been in. E-mail Phil and Paul and ask them.