Behind the scenes of almost all sporting events is a team of medical personnel including athletic trainers. When tragedy struck, these once barely noticed people became heroes for the nation but I believe that ESPN stated it well; they were all just “doing their job”.
Outside The Lines, a featured presentation broadcasted on ESPN first aired the following video in October 2013. The following is the story of Devin Wang, a Boston University athletic training student and her experience in the 2013 marathon.
Beth Neil, LAT, ATC