The Snowboarder Who Lost His Chance For Olympic Gold, But Gained Something Much More Valuable

by
Owen Poindexter
Snowboarder Kevin Pearce was training for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver when he suffered a life changing injury. Years later, he might just say it changed his life for the better.

Snowboarder Kevin Pearce was training for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver when he suffered a life changing injury. His helmet saved his life, but it barely did that. Pearce had to relearn how to walk and talk.

Now he's back on the slopes, and he's learned something that he wants to teach the world: how to love your brain. No matter what kind of brain the fates gave you, it's something you have to learn to love.

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