The Island is an extreme place to be during a race fortnight.
Extreme top speeds, extreme circuit length, extreme nightlife, extreme weather and also it has to be said extreme cruelty.
How else could you describe it when David Jefferies, the TT's biggest star of the new century, a rider that has re-wrote the record books is killed in an horrific high speed crash during Thursday afternoon practice.
It was perhaps DJ's first accident around the 37& 3/4 mile Mountain circuit and that to me just makes it so much worse.
My deepest sympathy to David's family.
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