Kevin Pearce Update (January 13)

Kevin Pearce. PHOTO: Cole Barash

Kevin Pearce. PHOTO: Cole Barash

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (January 13, 2010) Snowboarder Kevin Pearce (Norwich, VT) is continuing to recover at the University of Utah Hospital. He consistently encourages his doctors and family with the strides he is making.

Elaine Skalabrin, MD, Medical Director, Neuro Critical Care, and one of Kevin's doctors, states, "Kevin continues to improve and is actively participating in his therapies. He is making progress on a daily basis."

Pia and Simon Pearce, Kevin's parents, have been by Kevin's side at the hospital since his arrival. They would like to share: " We cannot say enough good things about the doctors, nurses, and support staff here at the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City. They have shown Kevin and our family the best of what modern medicine can offer and have been completely caring and supportive throughout this entire process. We extend our heartfelt appreciation and admiration to everyone involved Kevin's recovery."

Kevin’s Facebook Fan page, Well Wishes to our Frend Kevin Pearce, is still the preferred site for people posting their get-well wishes and for getting the most current and reliable information.