Solid Stance - The fine art of falling by Jackie Oliver, DPT, OCS as seen in Outside Bozeman

By Jackie Oliver, DPT
jackie@excelptmt.com

From the Outside Bozeman Summer Issue 2021

by Jackie Oliver, DPT, OCS from Team Excel

Summertime: the birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, and the mountains are calling. If you answer that call with vigorous running or biking, at some point you are probably going to fall or crash. Falls often result in injuries and, depending on the severity, can lead to time away from your chosen activity.

Before we talk about minimizing the severity of a fall, let’s first talk about reducing your risk of falling in the first place. There are two areas to focus on before hitting the trails at speed… 

 

Congratulations to all of the 2012 Tour de Bozeman racers!  Thank you to KBZK for the Sunday interview with David Coletta and his brother John Coletta, who both competed in this past weekend's races together. See the Coletta Brothers' KBZK interview here    

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