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Eggleston: 'I'm planning on riding again'

Jay Eggleston remains on road to recovery following brain injury

Updated: April 9, 2012, 8:43 PM ET
By Colin Bane

The road to recovery has been long and difficult, BMX vert pro Jay Eggleston says more than eight months after suffering a traumatic brain injury in the vert ramp in July 2011 at the Dew Tour's Pantech Open in Ocean City, Md. He still has weekly physical therapy and speech therapy appointments, still needs supervised assistance when he's with his 1-year-old daughter, and hasn't been allowed to ride his bike yet out of concern that another hit to the head could erase all of the progress ...

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