Ben Leclair severely injured in wakeboarding accident

Benjamin Leclair has suffered a serious spinal cord injury in Orlando, Florida.

The rider from Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Canada, was shooting a wakeboarding movie at Kevin Henshaw’s Area 52 when the accident took place.

Leclair, who has already been considered one of the best free wakeboarders on the planet, was stabilized on site, airlifted to the hospital in Orlando and later underwent emergency surgery.