Our Comeback Athletes are individuals that have had an injury, gone through the necessary recovery and have 'comeback' to play sports again. They have utilized one of our AMP physicians: Dr. Elliott, Dr. Klepps, Dr. Shenton, Dr. Phipps or Dr. Bentley, and used one of AMP's owning partners for some or all of their procedures or recovery: St. Vincent Healthcare, Ortho Montana and Yellowstone Surgery Center.
School: Billings Senior High
Parents: Robbie and Julie Smith
Sibling: Dayton Smith
Injury: Bankart Repair, left shoulder
Doctors: Steven Klepps, MD
When did the first injury happen?
7th Grade playing in a Hockey Game
What was going through your mind in that moment?
Go back and play, didn’t really think much of it until I could barely move it the next morning
How long were you out before being cleared to play?
What was involved in your recovery?
Favorite class and/or subject:
As a little kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A hockey player
At the age you are now, what do you want to be when you grow up?
A pet peeve:
When my Dad leaves all the cupboard doors open in the kitchen
Who would win an arm wrestling competition on your team:
Would you rather: Wash dishes, mow the lawn, clean the bathroom or vacuum the house?
Mow the Lawn
Photo Credit: Alsa Photography