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How Snowboarding Helped Keith Gabel Overcome the Past

After more than 2,000 pounds of hydraulic pressure crushed his left foot in an industrial accident, snowboarder Keith Gabel decided to amputate his foot. Three months later, Gabel got back on the slopes and went on to win Adaptive Gold at the 2012 X-Games and bronze in the 2014 Sochi Paralympics. In this short film produced for ESPN by Vita Brevis Films, Gabel reflects on the challenges of the past while setting his eyes on the 2018 Winter Games.


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