Fatique on 4 wheels: How a farmer’s life flipped upside down


Chris Biddles knows only too well the connection between being stressed and exhausted and making a poor decision that almost cost him his life.

He flipped his quad bike after taking it down part of a ridge he doesn’t usually go down. He managed to avoid being crushed by the bike. However, he suffered serious damage to his ankle and shoulder. He’s had multiple surgeries on his ankle and was wheelchair-bound for a period of time.

Despite the challenges, Chris is not one to sit around feeling sorry for himself. He wants to help raise awareness about the link between stress and exhaustion and accidents on farm.


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