History Main / CareerEndingInjury

15th Jan '18 6:36:53 AM DarkHunter
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''VisualNovel/{{CLANNAD}}'': One of the major reasons for the rift between Tomoya and his father is the fact that after an argument between them turned physical, Tomoya suffered an injury that leaves him unable to lift his right arm higher than his shoulder. This left him unable to play basketball effectively, one of his greatest hobbies. Tomoya's father appears to be deeply remorseful about this, but has no clue how to try to approach his son afterward.

to:

* ''VisualNovel/{{CLANNAD}}'': ''VisualNovel/{{CLANNAD}}'':
**
One of the major reasons for the rift between Tomoya and his father is the fact that after an argument between them turned physical, Tomoya suffered an injury that leaves him unable to lift his right arm higher than his shoulder. This left him unable to play basketball effectively, one of his greatest hobbies. Tomoya's father appears to be deeply remorseful about this, but has no clue how to try to approach his son afterward.afterward.
** Kappei is introduced as a guy that loves running. Though he isn't on an actual team, running brings him the greatest enjoyment out of life. Late in his route, however, he learns that he has cancer in his leg and it has to be amputated. This leaves him in a deep depression, bad enough that he looks to be contemplating suicide, and trying to find a way to snap him out of it forms the crux of the route's climax.
15th Jan '18 6:33:02 AM DarkHunter
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* ''VisualNovel/{{CLANNAD}}'': One of the major reasons for the rift between Tomoya and his father is the fact that after an argument between them turned physical, Tomoya suffered an injury that leaves him unable to lift his right arm higher than his shoulder. This left him unable to play basketball effectively, one of his greatest hobbies. Tomoya's father appears to be deeply remorseful about this, but has no clue how to try to approach his son afterward.
12th Jan '18 2:09:43 PM TheJ0ker
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Alex Malone, the deuteragonist of ''Literature/{{Mavericks}}'', broke his leg gruesomely in college, ending his football career. He doesn't let it stop him from being a superhero though.
7th Jan '18 3:18:33 AM jormis29
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Dean Cain's college football career was ended by a shoulder injury.

to:

* Dean Cain's Creator/DeanCain's college football career was ended by a shoulder injury.
22nd Dec '17 8:12:06 PM kouta
Is there an issue? Send a Message


Very much a TruthInTelevision. In circles such as the police or the military this is sometimes sardonically called "earning a desk job".

to:

Very much a TruthInTelevision. In circles such as the police or the military this is sometimes sardonically called "earning a desk job". \n With sports where knee collisions are a regular occurance the injury might be so bad that standing up (after it healed) witout a cane is impossible.
21st Nov '17 9:24:53 AM LondonKdS
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* Gymnastics seems like a "girly" sport, but has led to some famous injury disasters.
** Elena Mukhina was left paralysed from the neck down in 1980 while practising the extremely difficult and hazardous Thomas salto, which led to the move being [[DangerousForbiddenTechnique banned for women in competition]].
** Julissa Gomez was paralysed from the neck down in 1988 after smashing head-first into a vaulting horse. A further non-sporting accident in a hospital killed her a short time later. This incident led to major reforms in vaulting in general.
** Sang Lan was paralysed from the chest down in 1998 after a simple warm-up move went freakishly wrong because she was distracted by a coach.
3rd Nov '17 8:04:47 AM Malady
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''TigerAndBunny'': Superpowers in this series are like muscles; practice using them and you gain stronger powers, but overtax them and they'll burn themselves out faster, or even permanently break.

to:

* ''TigerAndBunny'': ''Anime/TigerAndBunny'': Superpowers in this series are like muscles; practice using them and you gain stronger powers, but overtax them and they'll burn themselves out faster, or even permanently break.
2nd Nov '17 1:43:17 PM ultimomant
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Rainbow Dash in the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fanfic ''Fanfic/{{Asylum}}'' wanted to be a Wonderbolt, like in the main canon, however a ChildhoodBrainInjury left her a weak flier. Her career ended before it even began.

to:

* Rainbow Dash in the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' fanfic ''Fanfic/{{Asylum}}'' wanted to be a Wonderbolt, like in the main canon, however a ChildhoodBrainInjury childhood brain injury left her a weak flier. Her career ended before it even began.


Added DiffLines:

* In ''Fanfic/EquestriaGirlsDinosapien'', Maia Search's gymnastics career was ended when she broke her leg. Although it healed, she still walks with a limp, so she becomes a camp counselor instead.
23rd Oct '17 7:49:18 PM hullflyer
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* Actor Creator/ChristopherReeve, best known for his role as ComicBook/{{Superman}} in the 1978 film series, was forced to quit acting in 1995 when a cervical spinal injury from a horse-riding accident paralyzed him.

to:

* Actor Creator/ChristopherReeve, best known for his role as ComicBook/{{Superman}} in the 1978 film series, was forced to quit acting in 1995 when a cervical spinal injury from a horse-riding accident paralyzed him. However, he would return a few times, in an updated version of Film/RearWindow, and a guest-starring role on Series/{{Smallville}}.
23rd Oct '17 7:45:43 PM hullflyer
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* In one the most well-known examples from the [[UsefulNotes/AmericanFootball NFL]], Washington Redskins quarterback Joe Theisman was forced to retire after a Monday Night Football game in 1985. On a failed attempt to trick the New York Giants' defense, Theisman was sacked by all-pro linebacker Lawrence Taylor. As Taylor forced Theisman to the ground, his knee came down on Theisman's leg and snapped the tibia and fibula. While this incident helped cement Taylor's fearsome reputation, Taylor himself was [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone clearly horrified]] and immediately leapt up and called for medical assistance for Theisman as soon as the play ended.

to:

* In one the most well-known examples from the [[UsefulNotes/AmericanFootball NFL]], Washington Redskins quarterback Joe Theisman was forced to retire after a Monday Night Football game in 1985. On a failed attempt to trick the New York Giants' defense, Theisman was sacked by all-pro linebacker Lawrence Taylor. As Taylor forced Theisman to the ground, his knee came down on Theisman's leg and snapped the tibia and fibula. While this incident helped cement Taylor's fearsome reputation, Taylor himself was [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone clearly horrified]] and immediately leapt leaped up and called for medical assistance for Theisman as soon as the play ended.ended. Sadly, some fans mistook his frantic motions for help as Taylor celebrating the crippling hit, and thought him a dirty player for a while.
This list shows the last 10 events of 335. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Main.CareerEndingInjury