Episode 1606: Concussions in Sports

Context TV brings you an in-depth look at the impact of concussions in sport – beginning the conversation with a panel from Boston featuring, Tim Fleiszer, former CFL defensive lineman, and four time Grey Cup champion. Tim is now a sports agent and the executive director of the Concussion Legacy Foundation Canada.

We also speak with Andrew Lue, Defensive Back for the Saskatchewan Roughriders, and Brian Bulcke, Canadian football defensive lineman. Western University Doctorate student Jeff Brooks, who is studying pre-post-mid-season injuries on the brain shows us, ‘how to hit properly’ in contact sport. We explore the spiritual side of how faith and sport intersect with two-time Grey Cup champ, Gerry Organ, who played 12 seasons with the Ottawa Rough Riders. Gerry speaks about his walk with God and his friend, Rod Woodward – former CFL all star who eventually succumbed to his brain trauma.

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