how did ty pozzobon die? | Cause of death unknown | Concussion complications?
Family of young rodeo star Ty Pozzobon raises concussion concerns following his death
The family of a 25-year-old Canadian bull riding champion, who died suddenly Monday, is warning about the dangers of concussions in the wake of his death.
“It’s important that people know about the implications of head injuries as a result of concussions,” Ty Pozzobon’s mother – Leanne – said in a statement.
The statement makes no other reference to the cause of his death and an official cause of death has not been released.
Concussion, also known as minor head trauma, is the most common type of traumatic brain injury. It is typically defined as a head injury with a temporary loss of brain function. Common causes include sports injuries, bicycle accidents, car accidents, and falls, the latter two being the most frequent causes among adults.Most cases of traumatic brain injury are concussions.
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“Ty Pozzobon was a cowboy through and through and loved being a professional bull rider,” said Sean Gleason, CEO, PBR. “His infectious personality and enthusiasm for doing what he loved touched so many of us, and we will remember him always.”
PUEBLO, Colo. – The PBR family is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Ty Pozzobon. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Pozzobon family and all of Ty’s extended family and friends.
MERRITT, BC CAN
May 26, 2015 Season 2015, Episode 300212248 13:26
Ty Pozzobon, the bull rider, recuperating from collapsed lung
Tough as nails. That’s an understatement. Ty Pozzobon, the bull rider is recuperating from a collapsed lung. That’s what happens when a bull steps on your chest.
Today we remember Ty Pozzobon, a great cowboy and an even greater young man. Never forget that infectious smile. May he rest in peace.
Today we remember Ty Pozzobon, a great cowboy and an even greater young man. Never forget that infectious smile. May he rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/1M43LF0Tor
— Team Cooper Tire (@TeamCooperTire) January 10, 2017
Shocked & to hear about the death of Ty Pozzobon. A great athlete! Only 25….a huge loss for bull riding & everyone who knew him! #RIP
— anitampantoja (@anitampantoja) January 10, 2017
— domingo ramirez jr. (@mingoramirezjr) January 10, 2017