Video: Orlando Magic Cheerleader Suffers Horrific Fall; in Stable Condition

There were no signs of neurological damage & she's expected to make a full recovery

 

 
 
 

The Associated Press | | Wednesday, November 14, 2012


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NBA Cheeleader Takes Scary Halftime Fall

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A cheerleader and stunt team member is in stable condition after falling on her head during a performance at an Orlando Magic game.

In a statement released by the Magic on Wednesday, the family of 31-year-old Jamie Woode says she suffered three vertebrae fractures and a broken rib. But there were no signs of neurological damage and she's expected to make a full recovery.

Woode lost her footing and fell to the floor during a routine between the first and second quarter of the Magic's 99-89 loss to the New York Knicks on Tuesday night.

She was carted off on a stretcher, but waved her hands as she was wheeled away.

The Magic Stunt Team is comprised mostly of former UCF cheerleaders and is contracted for performances by the team.



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