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Headaches gone, Bright aims for 3 events in Sochi

Updated: February 5, 2013, 5:37 PM ET
Associated Press

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By PAT GRAHAM

AP Sports Writer

The day Australian snowboarder Torah Bright captured an Olympic gold medal in the halfpipe she had a pounding headache.

The next day, too. And the next, and the next.

Basically, this went on for almost two years, the result of three concussions leading up to the 2010 Vancouver Games. Any sort of physical activity -- much less riding in the pipe -- triggered intense headaches and instant fatigue.

Now, ...

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