Are you a Survivor of Sudden Cardiac Arrest?
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We want to hear your SCA story and share it with the world. Whether you lost a loved one, are a survivor, or helped to save someones life. We can help to make your voice heard. Please fill out the form below and we will contact you to discuss how Sudden Cardiac Arrest has affected your life. Knowledge is Power.
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On November 22, 2019 Vail Ski Instructor Doug Bartholomew, 40, suffered a cardiac arrest in the locker room at Golden Peak Ski Area. Vail Resort Ski Patrol employees sprung to action — performing CPR, locating a nearby AED, shocking Bartholomew several times and successfully returning a rhythm to his heart while they waited for paramedics to arrive. He […]
When I turned 30 my heart had slowed down quite a bit. I was in the hospital that Christmas for about a week. The first morning I went to cardiac rehab I got off the bike and was walking around the room to cool down. I was still wearing the heart monitor luckily, but as […]
I was driving to take my girls out to dinner and then I apparently had a cardiac arrest. I don’t remember driving and I don’t remember any of it. My daughter was in the front seat and she turned the wheel off the Eagle exit and we rolled the car and crashed. The paramedics showed […]
On Saturday January 19th 2019 while skiing at Vail Colorado I somehow fell into a snow bank headfirst and was buried up to my boots. My heart stopped beating for what we think was around eight to ten minutes and thanks to a group of amazing people I am alive to tell my story. Those […]
I was in the kitchen and my roommate Tina came through and I asked her if she’d like a cup of tea and she said sure, just let me take the trash out. She came back and I was down on the floor and she immediately put one hand on me doing CPR and the […]
I was a newlywed of eleven days, reporting to work for the third day in a new position with the Vail Valley Partnership. I was 27 years old, trying to maintain a professional career and a balanced, healthy lifestyle while having fun and living life to the fullest in the extraordinary Rocky Mountains of Colorado. […]
Starting Hearts has two types of classes for members of the community. businesses and schools to sign up for, CPR/Defib and Call.Push.Skock.
The Heart Rod is a CPR/DEFIB classroom on wheels in which we travel all over the country to help train and inform people about Sudden Cardiac Arrest.