Unrelenting Passion: Injured Ross Defies Odds to Attend Basketball Games

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During the highly anticipated Flyin’ To The Hoop high school basketball event, Ross, a 66-year-old retiree and devoted fan, was hit by a car in the evening. This resulted in damage to his left ankle ligaments. However, instead of immediately going to the hospital, Ross surprised witnesses by insisting on going to the arena to watch the games, which had become his annual treat.

Unwavering Commitment

Despite the pain and swelling, Ross managed to attend not one, but two games on the day of the accident. He sought medical attention the next day and X-rays confirmed the ligament damage. Ross had his lower leg wrapped and splinted, and was given crutches to aid his mobility. Despite this, Ross remained determined to attend the Flyin’ To The Hoop event.

Recognized as a Dedicated Fan

His dedication and passion did not go unnoticed. The president of the event recognized Ross as the top fan and presented him with a Flyin’ T-shirt. Ross’ love for high school basketball and wrestling is a family affair, with his loved ones fully supporting his passion. In addition to the basketball games, he also follows the Butler wrestling team during the state tournament.

A Yearly Delight

For Ross, the four-day Flyin’ To The Hoop event is like a festival, a special treat that satisfies him for the rest of the year. Ross’ unwavering commitment to this event, even in the face of physical adversity, is a testament to the power of passion and dedication. As he continues to attend the games with his splinted leg and crutches, Ross is a true example of a sports enthusiast, demonstrating how love for a game can overcome physical pain and discomfort.