Ride of his life: Recovered from brain injury, Christensen cycling to raise awareness

Jerry Christensen was told he wouldn’t be able to function properly after sustaining a brain injury while he was riding in a mountain bike race in 1998. Not only did he finish college, Christensen has normal brain function and the native of Rock Springs, Wyo., is riding across the country to raise money for brain injury research.



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Jerry Christensen was told he wouldn’t be able to function properly after sustaining a brain injury while he was riding in a mountain bike race in 1998. Not only did he finish college, Christensen has normal brain function and the native of Rock Springs, Wyo., is riding across the country to raise money for brain injury research.

A few months into his recovery, Jerry Christensen realized what he wanted to do for a living. Christensen was recovering from a near-fatal mountain bike accident in August 1998 that left him…




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