Snowboarder Kevin Pearce released from hospital, on the road to recovery

Posted By: Selma Al-Faqih on April 22, 2010 8:25 am

Snowboarder Kevin Pearce was released from the inpatient Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Program at Craig Hospital on April 14, 2010.

Kevin will continue daily outpatient therapy with Craig Hospital while residing in the Denver-area home that has been generously loaned to the Pearce family for the last several months. Kevin’s outpatient treatment is expected to be the final step in Colorado before returning to his Norwich, VT home in the upcoming weeks, where he will continue to make strides toward a full recovery.  Kevin Pearce was injured Dec. 31, 2009 while training in the halfpipe at Park City Mountain Resort.

The ‘Well-Wishes to our Friend Kevin Pearce’ Facebook fan page remains the preferred outlet for Kevin, his family, and friends to post official updates and notes. The Pearce family would like to express their profound gratitude to Kevin¹s treatment team at Craig Hospital for their expert care and rehabilitation. In addition, the family credits the continued outpouring of support and well-wishes from family, friends and fans, as well as messages sent to Kevin throughout his recovery, as lifting Kevin¹s spirits and helping speed up his progress.

Donations in Kevin’s honor can be made to his recovery fund via NTAF, a leader in fundraising assistance and support for transplant and catastrophic injury. Visit www.NTAFund.org and enter “Kevin Pearce” in the ‘Find-A-Patient’ box. NTAF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that accepts tax-deductible contributions for patients and their family. Funds are used only to pay or reimburse medically related expenses.

 

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