Aaron Hallenbach was on track to compete in the Olympics for snowboarding when the accumulated effects from brain injuries caused him to shift paths. He is just one of the athletes on a panel this evening for an event hosted by Watershed Jackson. They present a special showing of the major motion picture, Concussion, which follows a forensic pathologist who fights against efforts by the National Football League to suppress his research on chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) brain degeneration. We talked with Aaron as well as Carli Lyon about repeat concussions and brain injuries to athletes.
The U.S. Department of the Interior is seeking ways to fund innovative lodging solutions in national park gateway communities like Jackson Hole.