The 27-year-old, who sustained fractures to his
tibia and fibula, has began his recovery process in Cardiff
after undergoing a surgery.
"My brother Matt is getting married and so I was away with
family and friends for his 'stag party'," Rowe said in the team
"On the first morning we went whitewater rafting. I jumped down
into the water but landed in a shallow section on my right leg.
"Being a bike rider you get in a lot of scrapes and you get used
to injuries, but I knew straightaway that it was a bad one."
His coach Rod Ellingworth called it a "serious injury".
"An injury like this is a test of character for anyone, but
character is something Luke has plenty of," Ellingworth said.
Rowe, Team Sky's road captain, rode on with a broken rib during
the opening stage of the Tour de France to help Chris Froome win
the title last month.
(Reporting by Hardik Vyas in Bengaluru; editing by Amlan
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