British motorcycle racer Craig Jones died yesterday, Monday August 4th 2008 after this crash at the World Supersport Championship:
His mother said today that he died doing what he loved
'I hated him racing. When he crashed in 2001, I never wanted him to race again.
"But he said to me, 'Mum, you might as well cut off my arms and legs if you say I can't race'.
"It was what he loved. He died doing what he loved best. We do take comfort from that.
"He told me, 'If I die racing, I will die happy.'Jones was 23.