In a statement made by his family Michael Schumachar is reported as being no longer in a coma, that he as has left hospital in Grenoble and will continue his rehabilitation at an undisclosed location.
"His family would like to explicitly thank all his treating doctors, nurses and therapists in Grenoble as well as the first aiders at the place of the accident, who did an excellent job in those first months.
"The family also wishes to thank all the people who have sent Michael all the many good wishes to Michael. We are sure it helped him.
"For the future we ask for understanding that his further rehabilitation will take place away from the public eye."