Steamboat Powdercats Photog Paralyzed

by The Editors on December 31, 2006

Dave Genchi, the photographer for Steamboat Powdercats reportedly “hit a rock, lost his balance, tumbled” seriously injured his neck while snowboarding on December 21, 2006. He was life-lighted to St. Mary’s hospital in Grand Junction, Colorado:

Surgery was successful to stabilize the fractured vertebrae, but Genchi currently has limited movement only in his upper extremities. . . Steamboat Powdercats has established a fund to assist Genchi and his family through his long road to recovery. Details regarding the fund and methods to contribute have been posted online.

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