BMX Racer From California Speaks Out on the Effect Concussion Has Had on Her Life

BMX Racer From California Speaks Out on the Effect Concussion Has Had on Her Life

April 14, 2013. This is the date I will always remember, my life now separated out to “before” and “after.” If you lose a limb, the disability is tangible to the general population but when it is internal, people chose not to believe. It was the Sunday main even at the Great Northwest Nationals. I had gate 4, my favorite, and knew I had it in the bag to podium. The gate dropped and off we went, Girls 36-40 Cruiser class. The riders to my left and right were trying to sandwich me in, and I was not giving up my line. I never saw the rider from the outside cut over to the inside until it was too late.

Read the whole article at The Knockout Project.

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Categories: Advocacy, BMX Racing, Lifestyle, Mountain Bike Racing, Other Racing

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