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.