#109: Blading on the Brain

Hey, kids. If you’re reading this, wear a helmet.

Late last year, Kennan Scott went rollerblading and hit his head. Now, seven months into his continuing and dedicated recovery, Kennan talks about what it means to be head-injured and his new YouTube series, “Blading on the Brain,” along with hella giggles along the way.

You can check out the episodes — including video snippets of us recording this podcast — by visiting Kennan’s YouTube channel: Blading on the Brain.

 

 

You can directly download the episode here, or stream it on iTunesStitcher, or Google Play. (Subscribe, if you feel like it.)

Here’s the first episode of Blading on the Brain. Don’t forget to like, share, subscribe, etc.

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BLADE OR DIE,

— BRIAN KRANS

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