• In this Dec. 13, 2011, snowboarder Kevin Pearce hits the slopes in Breckenridge, Colo., for the first time in almost two years. A near-fatal halfpipe crash while training for the 2010 Olympics ended Pearce's snowboarding career and changed his life forever. In May 2016, Pearce is still recovering. He learning how to cope with his traumatic brain injury, and now is helping other traumatic brain injury survivors do the same. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

    Injured snowboarder helps other brain injury survivors

    LINCOLN, Vt. (AP) — A near-fatal halfpipe crash while training for the 2010 Olympics ended Kevin Pearce’s snowboarding career and changed his life forever. Six years later, Pearce, 28, continues to cope with his traumatic brain injury that he will carry with him for the rest of his life and he’s helping other survivors do the same.

  • Event marks renovation of ball field, equipment drive launch

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — The YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids is marking the renovation of a baseball field and launch of an equipment drive for a youth league.