"The penalty kicks, the final goals in the Olympics, playing in front of the president, in front of 90,000 people ... that is what I was born to do ... and my brain is what I used to get myself there."
Retired soccer star Briana Scurry talks about how frustrating and complicated it is trying to explain what it feels like to have symptoms from a concussion and why bouncing back is not always an option.
For a long time after her injury, soccer great Briana Scurry "hid her hell." Now, she knows that that was not the right thing to do and she wants to teach others to become more open and understanding about concussion.
Retired NFL player Thomas Jones wonders if he will develop CTE from cumulative concussions sustained playing football, but there is nothing to do about it but exercise your brain, learn what you can, and share your life with your loved ones.
Retired NFL player Thomas Jones talks about how the NFL is making some rule changes and teammates are looking out for each other more, but the game of football is and probably always will be dangerous.
To younger players with concussions, retired NFL player Thomas Jones would say to ask questions and take care of yourself because even though the coaches and trainers care about you, they care about winning more.
Retired NFL player Thomas Jones is making a documentary about the players, the fans, the money, the concussions, the suicide and how all these parts are like a "bad puzzle where none of the pieces fit together."