Fall from Uneven Bars Leaves Young Gymnast Paralyzed

Jacoby Miles, a 15-year-old competitive gymnast from Puyallup, Wash., stepped up to the uneven bars on Friday to practice a move she'd done successfully a thousand times. As she spun through the air, she later told her coach, Melanie Roach, she remembered "getting lost" before completing her second flip. Disoriented, she landed on her neck, with only an 8-inch mat to break her fall. Miles was immediately taken to St. Joseph Hospital in Tacoma, where a CAT scan showed her C4 vertebrae had been...Full Story
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