Injuries are an inevitable weigh station on the road to sporting excellence. Just this past weekend the world of CrossFit was rocked by the news that Kevin Ogar, a CrossFit coach from Englewood, Colorado, had severed his spine while performing a powerlift at a competition in California. And of course these days football is nothing if not an outer waiting room for various orthopedic surgeons and increasingly, neurologists and medical examiners.
Running has its overuse injuries, for sure, but football has car wrecks. (more…)