After the fall: Craig’s reaction

(Photo courtesy Craig Demartino)

In 2002 Craig DeMartino fell 100 feet and landed on his feet, sending a shock wave through his body that crushed vertebra, shattered his legs, damaged internal organs and left him fighting for his life. But, there’s more to the story. On the next Line One, Prentiss Pemberton talks with Craig about his remarkable journey back from the brink of death.

HOST: Prentiss Pemberton, LCSW

  • Risen Magazine interviews Demartino about his near-death fall in Rocky Mountain National Park
  • Challenge Alaska is a local organization working with disabled athletes
  • Adaptive Adventures is a mobile outdoor program that provides adaptive sporting equipment for disabled athletes


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LIVE BROADCAST: Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. AKDT
REPEAT BROADCAST: Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at 8:00 p.m. AKDT


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Prentiss Pemberton is a host of Line One: Your Health Connection at Alaska Public Media. Reach him at Read more about Prentiss here.

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