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Gold Medalist Briana Scurry Works To Raise Brain Injury Awareness

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Until 2010, Briana Scurry was a world-class athlete who had received both an Olympic gold medal and won the World Cup with Team USA. But, her career was suddenly ended by a traumatic brain injury and neck injury during a game. “I know I blacked out for an instant and I was on the ground. […]

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Kevin Pearce’s Brain Injury Finally Takes Him To The Olympics

Kevin Pearce’s Brain Injury Finally Takes Him To The Olympics

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Shaun White’s fourth place Olympic finish will go down as one of the biggest disappointments for the United States at Sochi’s Winter Olympics, but four years ago White was beaming from the gold medal podium in Vancouver. But, if it wasn’t for one fateful injury, another person may have been named the winner at the […]

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Skier Chases His Olympic Dreams After Brain Injury

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We hear all the time about athletes hiding or living in denial of serious cases of TBI so that they can chase their dreams of athletic glory. We also know from all of the recent studies how dangerous ignoring a brain injury can be. Risking a second brain injury, especially when the first one was […]

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