Once Olympic Hopeful Inspires State to Enforce Head Protection For Young Athletes
By Sarah Johnson
The world is watching Sochi as thousands of athletes take their spotlight on the Olympic stage to compete for gold. You may have seen Russian history play out during the artistic and fanciful opening ceremonies. During the athletes' march, crowds at home applauded the army of Americans proudly representing the land of the free, and they celebrated tiny delegations, with just one or two participants for their country, most of whom, enthusiastically and vivaciously waved their flag!
For each champion, the journey to the Olympic platform represents courage, triumph and life long commitment to excellence.
For one American, Jenna Sneva, this year's Olympic games should have been a welcomed opportunity to race for a medal. She is currently USA's downhill skiing national gold medalist, and her Achilles' heel is brain injury. Read more!