A professional mountain biker suffered serious injuries after surviving a 40-foot fall off a cliff while filming for a video.

Chris Akrigg, of Keighley, shattered his leg and broke his arm after plummeting down Earl Crag, a large grit stone outcrop near Cowling, Keighley.

The 33-year-old, a six-times National Bike Trial Champion, was filming his latest video at the time of the accident.

He has previously shot films of himself taking on some of the world’s toughest mountain-biking terrain.

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