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“I have a little more strength to regain, but the range of motion is all back.”
“I knew basketball was my future,” he says. “Mostly, it just felt really good to be back.”
Snowflakes – the decorative kind – led to a Christmas Day 2016 fall in Janet Anderson’s kitchen. It happened after she noticed special crocheted snowflakes weren’t in her kitchen window. Anderson grabbed a nearby stepstool and jumped on the counter to deck the halls. When she finished, she misjudged the distance to the stool and took a tumble.
“I couldn’t believe it,” says the 46-year-old Bloomsbury, N.J., resident of the rare injury he sustained while trampoline jumping on July 4, 2016.
Following surgery and a year of rehabilitation, Jeff Miller entered his first triathlon post-injury. He won first place.
“Cycling is an endurance sport,” says Geist, 29, of Emmaus. “When you’re training, you are thrashing every day and working through the pain.”