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The Brain Injury Association of California (BIACAL) is a non-profit membership organization providing information, resources, education, advocacy and support for those affected by brain injury.
Narrated by Taylor Kitsch (Friday Night Lights, Battleship, Savages and Lone Survivor). “Gridiron Heroes” is the story of high school football star Chris Canales, who was paralyzed in a championship football game. The film chronicles the work of the Gridiron Heroes Spinal Cord Injury Foundation started by Chris and his father Eddie. “Gridiron Heroes” is also an examination of the game of football itself. Some of the most famous faces in the game discuss the larger problem of brain damage and spinal cord injuries that occur on the football field and a solution, “Heads up Tackling,” is presented.
-A film by: Andy Lauer and Seth Camillo. 53 minutes.
The CIF governs interscholastic athletics, promoting equity, quality, character and academic development.
Equity – Equal opportunity without regard to race, gender, and ethnicity within all aspects of the athletic program for students, personnel, schools and governance.
Quality – Training, education and commitment of coaches, officials, administrators and parents to improve the quality of athletic programs.
Character – Trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and good citizenship.
Academic Development – Commitment to encourage academic growth is a high priority..