Simon Cowell rides jet ski in Barbados - four months after breaking back in horror accident

The talent show mogul, 61, was spotted enjoying an thrilling ride through the ocean as he holidayed with partner Lauren Silverman and six-year-old son Eric in the Bahamas


Simon Cowell appeared to have made a remarkable recovery as he was pictured zipping around on a jet ski in Barbados - just four months after his horror bike accident.

The talent show supremo was looking to be out of action for at least six months after being left in 'agony' after breaking his back while road testing a powerful e-bike.

However, Simon, 61, seemed to be proving the doctors wrong as he larked about in the ocean during a family holiday.

The doting dad - who underwent six hours of surgery in August - took the handles of a jet-ski for his thrilling ride with son Eric, six, joining him on board.


Simon Cowell looked on the road to recovery as he clambered on top of a jet ski four months after breaking his back in an electric bike accident


The doting dad was joined by son Eric for the thrill-seeking day at the beach

Simon appeared in great spirits as he gave a smile while seizing the handles of the motor while clad in a pair of green shorts, life jacket and his trademark sunglasses.

After Eric hopped off, Simon looked glad to have some solo time on the jet ski as he continued to grin and wave at the cameras.

While his partner Lauren Silverman opted to stay on dry land for their day at the beach as she sunned her self in a chic vintage inspired bikini.


His partner Lauren Silverman looked stunning in a vintage inspired white bikini


The family have jetted to Barbados for some winter sun 

Mum-of-two Lauren, 43, looked incredible in the two piece white ensemble, which she set off with a colourful scarf in her hair and some over-sized shades.

The sighting of the family comes just days after it was reported Simon was 'weighing up' whether to launch legal action against the company that made the e-bike he was road testing during his accident in August.

The mogul endured six hours of surgery after falling off the Swind EB-O1 - which is said to be 60 times more powerful than a normal e-bike.


He gave a grin and a wave to the camera

A former employee at the manufacturer claimed at the weekend he warned his bosses that the talent show mogul could 'break his f***ing neck' using it.

According to the insider, the machine reaches speeds of 60mph, is banned from British roads and has 'design quirks that could send inexperienced riders flying'.

"It’s like trying to control a wild horse rearing up," they claimed.

Simon was forced to pull out of filming America's and Britain's Got Talent over his injuries.


Simon looked to be back to his usual self after his nasty injuries 

Experts say Simon could receive up to £10million for loss of earnings, medical bills and compensation for the pain he suffered.

The dad had been testing out the e-bike on the driveway at his Malibu mansion when the incident occured.

Simon's partner Lauren Silverman and son were said to have been there at the time.

Speaking from the hospital at the time, Simon joked: "I should have read the manual."


Simon appeared on camera for the first time since his accident in November after cancelling TV commitments

Addressing the rumours of potential legal action, a spokesperson for Simon told MailOnline: "Simon is understandably extremely concerned for other peoples' safety in relation to this bike.

'We have been pressing the manufacturers about this and will continue to press them, including in relation to the claims of the former member of staff.'"

While a spokersperson for Manufacturers Swindon Powertrain also told the paper: "With any device, it is important to read the user manual before attempting to operate, acknowledged by Mr Cowell himself.

"The EB-01 user manual includes a detailed process of how to familiarise oneself with the performance features and procedures to follow."

The bike makers said they are in 'in contact with Mr Cowell’s aides to progress this' and said 'the company has acted in good faith at all times.'
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