Sky Brown: 11-year-old skateboarder 'lucky to be alive' after fracturing skull in fall
Eleven-year-old British skateboarder Sky Brown is "lucky to be alive" after a huge fall during training last week.
11 year old Sky Brown competes in the finals of the World Park Skateboarding Championship in Sao Paulo on September 14, 2019. - Brown is hoping to compete as part of the British Olympic team in Skateboarding in Tokyo 2020. The championships in Brazil will
Published 02/06/2020 at 08:29 GMT | Updated 02/06/2020 at 08:33 GMT
Brown, who was hoping to become Britain's youngest summer Olympian before the Tokyo Games were postponed, cracked her skull and broke her left wrist and hand after falling from a ramp while training in California.
Her father, Stewart Brown, said: "Sky landed head-first off a ramp on her hand.
"When she first came to hospital, everyone was fearful for her life."