Mat Hoffman sacrifies body to blaze trail
Jeff Tremaine views Mat Hoffman, star of "Birth of Big Air", as one of the greatest athletes of all time. He also sees Hoffman as a guy who taught millions how to hurt themselves.
"Mat has destroyed his body doing this," Tremaine says. "He was doing this before any kind of big media storm. He's had more concussions than any football player I know."
Like all innovators, Hoffman had to sacrifice something -- his body -- in order to blaze a trail. In return he developed ...
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