Jake Sortino

Why you should wear a helmet on your skateboard

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This site is dedicated to Jake Sortino and living with a Traumatic Brain Injury.

This site contains some graphic images, Jake was skateboarding in the street with no helmet, He fell and struck his head on the pavement which fractured his skull, He was less than 100 feet from his bedroom where his helmet was sitting on his bed, Wear a helmet!


This is the way his parents and friends first saw him after his accident on 11/17/2001.



Jake a few months before his accident.


Jake and his good friend Seri just before High School graduation.