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Famous TV chef almost loses his life in 'really bad biking accident' – 'I'm lucky to be here'

Globally renowned chef Gordon Ramsay is a man of many talents. He’s been bringing cooking shows to screens for years and gained fame as the straight-talking head chef on Hell’s Kitchen. As well as turning people’s restaurants around on Kitchen Nightmares, Gordon also let his adventurous streak loose on Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted.

Gordon Ramsay is well known for being into sports and his competitive side always comes out when he’s appearing alongside Gino D’Acampo and Fred Sirieix on Gordon, Gino and Fred’s Road Trip. However, Gordon warns his followers ahead of Father’s Day to take safety precautions due to a “really bad accident” he was involved in this June. The star says he’s “lucky to be here.”

British Chef Gordon Ramsay in the paddock before  the F1 Grand Prix of Italy .
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Gordon recalls ‘really bad biking accident’

Many of Chef Ramsay’s fans will be watching him each week this June as he appears on Gordon Ramsay’s Food Stars season 2.

The famous foodie made a surprise appearance on his Instagram page this Saturday when he revealed he’d been in a scary accident.

The father of six speaks to the camera via IG and tells his fans he’s “lucky to be here.”

Gordon explains: “I’m lucky to be standing here. It’s been a brutal week.

“You know how much I love cycling, this week unfortunately I had a really bad accident. it really shook me.”

He shares advice ahead of Father’s Day

Gordon gets serious with his followers this June as he tells everyone: “You’ve got to wear a helmet.”

He lifts his chef’s whites to show his body which is covered in dark purple bruising.

Gordon says: “I’d like to share a very important message with you all, before thanking the “incredible trauma surgeons, doctors, nurses, and hospital” that looked after him.

He adds: “Honestly, you’ve got to wear a helmet, I don’t care how short the journey is.”

The 57-year-old says: “This weekend is massive,” before wishing his fans a Happy Father’s Day.

The famous chef also wrote in the post’s caption:

“I have very important message for all the dads out there…WEAR A HELMET ! This week I had a really bad accident while riding my bike in Connecticut. I’m doing ok and did not break any bones or suffer any major injuries but I am a bit bruised up looking like a purple potato. I’m thankful for all the doctors, nurses and staff at Lawerence + Memorial Hospital in New London who looked after me and checked me out, but most thankful for my helmet that saved my life. Have a great Father’s Day and be safe”


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