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O'Grady's heart was in overdrive. Ouch.(2 posts)

O'Grady's heart was in overdrive. Ouch.RoyGBiv
Jul 9, 2002 10:45 AM
Stuart O'Grady had to call for medical assistance Tuesday after his heart rate hit 235 beats a minute. Seems he's had a history of brief and spontaneous, accelerated heartbeats.
This time it lasted for an hour. And he still managed to finish 10th.
tachycardia? a mild form?weiwentg
Jul 10, 2002 12:20 AM
I know it can be fatal; certainly I would not want to have my heart going at 235bpm for very long. I hit 192 up a hill recently, and I almost tasted my breakfast.
how does he race with that condition?