ACTION SPORTS EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-118797
This martial arts expert graduated from Nottingham Trent Universitywith a BS in Sports Science, Administration and Coaching and went on to earn a Master’s degree in Applied Sports Science at Indiana University, where he later served on the faculty. He began his martial arts career in England, where he gained rank in Western Kickboxing. During his time with the Indiana University Martial Arts Program he began training Hapkido and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and received his ...
Expert Witness: E-120182
This expert starting boxing at the age of 11 and began his professional career in 1993. The World Boxing Organization recognized his as the third ranked Welterweight in the world. Having retired from his career as a professional athlete, he now serves as the head boxing trainer at a successful San Diego area gym and his contributed his talents to both TV and film productions.
Expert Witness: E-102955
This expert has extensive experience with youth recreation, safety, and sports programs in the United States. He earned his Ph.D. in Parks, Recreation and Tourism at the University of Utah following an M.S. in Sports Medicine & Movement Studies and Disabilities at Oregon State University and a Bachelor's of Physical Education in Athletic Training & Special Education from Brock University. The expert is a member of the National Recreation and Park Association, the ...
Expert Witness: E-127974
This expert has been involved with Motocross for over 35 years and has organized hundreds of races. He began working in sales for Yamaha in Grenoble, France. After moving to the US, he started Desert Only Travel which was the first major motorcycle touring and special event production company. He created and produced numerous motocross races over the years, including Endurocross which was introduced to the X Games in 2011. He is currently a Consultant and Producer for ...
Expert Witness: E-117985
This expert has been involved in winter sports and biomechanics since 1972. He has published 10 academic papers relating to jumps in skiing. He has been a guest professor at the University of Calgery's Human Performance Lab, which is the only one of its kind in Canada. He is currently full-time professor at a university in Austria in the Department of Sport Science.
Expert Witness: E-182142
This expert earned his BS in Kinesiology from Colorado State University and his MS in Exercise Science from the University of Central Missouri. 19 of his 23 years spent as a football coach have been at the college level, where he has held several assistant coaching positions and administrative roles in the athletic department. The expert is also a certified strength and conditioning specialist by the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Currently, he is the ...
Expert Witness: E-007221
This expert has been in the action sports industry for 30 years. A former National Sales Manager with Local Motion Inc., he has been operating his own action sports consulting firm for more than a decade. He consults on brand marketing, new product analysis, and market and trend research for specialty retailers, action sports brands, and sportswear manufacturers around the world. He also serves as an industry analyst for various financial and venture capital groups.

ACTION SPORTS EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Intoxicated Boat Operator Causes Fatal Accident ACTION SPORTS Expert Case

Intoxicated Boat Operator Causes Fatal Accident

This case involves a group of individuals who were injured while boating at night. Allegedly, the individual who was operating the vessel was intoxicated and crashed it into a breakwater that was not lit. Two passengers were thrown from the boat into the b …

Rafting Tournament Disrupted Over Fraud Accusation ACTION SPORTS Expert Case

Rafting Tournament Disrupted Over Fraud Accusation

…  in the planning and coordination of professional action sports events was needed to examine the event’s budget and evaluate whether …

Sports Employment Professionals Comment on Workplace Discrimination Case ACTION SPORTS Expert Case

…  of workplace harassment, a brand ambassador for equestrian sports gear decided to sue her employer in Georgia for discrimination. The …  was unusual and outside the standard treatment that a action sports sales representative would experience. …

Unsafe Sports Facility Causes Life-Altering Injuries ACTION SPORTS Expert Case

Unsafe Sports Facility Causes Life-Altering Injuries

This facilities management case involves a teenaged boy who was severely injured when a baseball struck him in the temple during a high school baseball game in Texas. The Plaintiff was seated on the end of a bench in the dugout, which lacked fencing over  …

Youth Football Player Suffers Traumatic Brain Injury ACTION SPORTS Expert Case

Youth Football Player Suffers Traumatic Brain Injury

This case involves a teenage boy who played on a youth football team in Mississippi. His coach, who had limited coaching experience with regards to safety and traumatic brain injury, insisted that he play the duration of a game against a much larger,  mor …

NFL Football Players Claim Repeated Head Trauma During Their Careers ACTION SPORTS Expert Case

This is a case against a football club wherein a number of former players have brought suit against their former team for not disclosing the dangers of head trauma to the players. The lead attorney on the case believes that there must be some medical infor …

Man Paralyzed After Diving Into Sports Pool ACTION SPORTS Expert Case

Man Paralyzed After Diving Into Sports Pool

This case involves a man who was invited by a friend to go for a swim in a pool owned by two homeowners who the friend knew. The man entered the south shallow end of the pool through full-width stairs and felt the slope of the bottom giving downward to …