About Sessions

Founded in 1983, Sessions is a leading snowboard and action sports company that designs, merchandises, sources, and distributes high performance snowboard apparel, accessories and apparel for the core, youth-driven sports segment. Sessions was the first snowboarding company to incorporate Gore-Tex fabrics and Recco avalanche reflectors into their products. Today, Sessions has placed itself at the cutting edge of the music, snowboard and skateboard culture. Sessions is one of the last remaining independently owned brands.

The Sessions Team Is - Tim Humphreys, Tara Dakides, Andreas Gidlund, E-Man Anderson, Antti "NAKU" Piirainen, Ian Thorley, Taylor Carlton, Kyle Miller, Nial Romenak, Peter Benchetler and Brett Butcher

Monday, January 4, 2010

Kevin Pearce Injured while riding Pipe at Park City

January 4th, 2010 SALT LAKE CITY, UT Kevin Pearce, (Norwich, VT) was injured last week while riding half pipe at Park City. He come up short on a cab double cork and hit the lip of the pipe just above his eye.
Kevin Pearce remains in critical condition at the University of Utah Hospital intensive care unit in Salt Lake City. Doctors indicate that his condition is stable and that he is continuing treatment for a head injury sustained on December 31, 2009 while training in the halfpipe in Park City, Utah. Pearce was in the process of completing a cab double cork (a twisting double back flip which he has landed before) when he caught his toe-side edge while landing. Pearce was wearing a helmet at the time of his fall. Kevin was airlifted to the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City where he is being treated. One of Kevin's doctors, Holly Ledyard, M.D., a Neurointensivist (a physician with specialized education and training in critical neurological conditions) at University of Utah Health Care statesS. Kevin sustained a severe traumatic brain injury. He is currently in intensive care and in critical condition, but stable and has not needed to undergo surgery at this time. He is intubated and being kept sedated. The focus over the next week will be watching for any swelling in his brain and keeping his brain pressure normal. Kevin has a long recovery ahead of him. Family and friends remain positive and are thankful for the outpouring of support.
The family has created a Facebook Fan page, Well Wishes to our Frend Kevin, where followers can receive information and updates on his condition and show their support for Kevin. For media inquiries please contact Danielle Burch, danielle@shpny.com and/or 516.850.9275.

Jan 4, 12:19pm: Kev just had a great exam…responding well to treatment…Your thoughts and prayers are definitely working! -Adam Pearce

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