Two time FIS World Cup Champion snowboarder (1995 and 1996), Olympian, and snowboard legend Mike Jacoby suffered a head injury mountain biking this past Friday. He was found unconscious and was flown to OHSU in Portand, OR. His sister Adeena is providing status updates on his facebook page, the most recent was posted Sunday night—Adeena said, “Mike had another progressive day. Yeah! He opened those blue eyes and moved both hands on command. All but one assist tube removed. Neuro surgeon is pleased with recovery so far. Waiting for Mike to cough on command. Feeling thankful. ” We’ll update this post as we hear about his condition, you can also check status updates on his Facebook page. Get well soon Joker.
Update July 15: Mike’s sister Adeena says that, ” Mike has improved by leaps and is muttering words.”