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Pekka Hyysalo's recovery

A documentary on the recovery of Finland's Pekka Hyysalo coming in 2012

Updated: July 18, 2011, 2:52 PM ET
By Devon O'Neil

April 2010 was a time of celebration for Finnish freeskiing phenomenon Pekka Hyysalo. Having aced the last classes of his Alpine College career, Hyysalo, then 19, had nothing to do but concentrate on skiing. It was the first time in his life that had been the case.

Hyysalo had won the national slopestyle championship earlier that winter and was one of Finland's premier big-air performers, landing double cork 1260s both forward and switch. "My dream wasn't only to be in the ...

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