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The Fall and Rise of Kayaker Jason Craig

Canoe and Kayak magazine just put out a beautiful companion video to go with their feature story on kayaker Jason Craig. On March 20, 2011, the 17-year-old went over a 30-foot waterfall on California's Dry Creek, struck a rock, and shattered his pelvis, smashed his spine, and ruptured his dural sac. Fall and Rise: Jason's Story details his accident and recovery.

You can read reporter Joe Jackson's full story about Craig in Canoe and Kayak's June issue, on newsstands now.

To learn more about helping athletes who have been injured like Jason Craig, go to highfivesfoundation.org.

H/T: Kyle Dickman

—Joe Spring
@joespring
facebook.com/joespring.1



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