The Biggest Loser season 9 star Sam Poueu is finally out of the ICU after suffering devastating injuries in a four story fall from an apartment building. The Biggest Loser fan favorite received life-threatening injuries when he fell four stories from a friend’s roof on September 3.
Sam Poueu was attending a birthday party at a friend’s apartment in San Francisco and at some point climbed out on the roof. When he found himself accidentally locked out of the apartment, Poueu reportedly attempted to climb down a fire escape. The Biggest Loser alumni lost his footing and ended up crashing four stories to the ground.
According to a statement released by his family and fiancee Stephanie Anderson, Poueu suffered “may serious internal injuries and a trauma to the right side of his head.”
Sam Poueu and Stephanie Anderson met and fell in love on season 9 of The Biggest Loser and had been planning to marry in the Spring of 2012. Poueu was working as a trainer at the Biggest Loser Fitness Ridge Resort in Malibu, CA at the time of his accident.
Poueu’s family released a new statement to People thisÂ week saying that he “is out of ICU and is currently in stable condition.” According to his family, Poueu “still has a long road of recovery ahead of him, but we are so encouraged by the progress he continues to make daily.”
“He is talking and visiting with family members and close friends who come to see him in the hospital,” his family said, “and is so grateful, as are we, for all the love, support and prayers he has received.”
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