Blake Hyland walks home

He’d started the day doing one thing doctors said he might never do — walking out of a Ft. Worth hospital at noon. Two hours later he walked again, along a path of love and admiration and prayer from his friends and classmates.

It was three months and a week after a crippling gymnastics accident almost cost him his life, and the 15-year old was happy to be here. …

Standing ovation for injured gymnast who returns home

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On February 18th at a gym in Waco, TX, Blake jumped into a foam pit. He hit his shoulder on the edge of the pit “whiplashing his head into the surrounding concrete“.

There can never be any exposed concrete anywhere near a safety landing pit.

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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