Snowboarding

Snowboarder McMorris healed after crash nearly ended career

Unable to speak, snowboarder Mark McMorris grabbed a pen and paper as he recovered in a hospital bed after he crashed into a tree.

His jaw was broken , along with his arm, pelvis and ribs during a trick gone wrong last March while filming in the British Columbia backcountry. His spleen also ruptured and his lung collapsed.

McMorris scribbled a note to the medical team taking care of him: "Will I be able to snowboard again?"

Definitely, they responded.

"That's all I needed to hear to push through that terrible time," McMorris said.

Nearly a year later, he's heading to the Winter Games in South Korea to represent Canada in slopestyle...

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