United States President, Joe Biden, tumbled as he was riding his bicycle near his beach home in the state of Delaware, on Saturday morning.
A video from a White House pool report showed the 79-year-old president immediately getting up after his fall, saying, “I’m good.”
He was biking with First Lady, Jill Biden, in a state park near their Rehoboth Beach home, Delaware, and had stopped to talk to onlookers when he fell.
The president told a small crowd of well-wishers and reporters that he had lost his balance as he tried to pull a foot out of a bike clip, adding that he was unhurt.
“There was a mad scramble of Secret Service and press,” a White House pool report said, stressing that there were no visible scrapes or bruises from the fall.
“No medical attention is needed. The President looks forward to spending the rest of the day with his family,” a White House official said.
As the oldest president, Biden’s health is the subject of constant attention, particularly as speculation rises on whether he will seek a second term in 2024.
In November 2021, his doctor gave Biden a clean bill of health, describing him as “healthy and vigorous.”
Taking a few questions from reporters on Saturday, Biden said he was “in the process of making up my mind” about easing some Trump-era tariffs on Chinese goods in order to soften inflationary pressures.
He said he would be speaking to Chinese President, Xi Jinping, soon.