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When Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin collapsed from cardiac arrest during his Jan. 2 game against the Cincinnati Bengals, South Dakotan Nate Breske rushed to the field to help save him. Breske, the lead trainer for the Bills, helped perform CPR on Hamlin. The quick actions of the medical staff are credited with saving Hamlin’s life.
Hamlin last week partnered with the American Heart Association to promote CPR training. The association’s goal is to make CPR widespread, so it’s not just trained medical personnel who can save someone whose heart stops.
Breske is a Webster, South Dakota native who played quarterback at Northern State University, where he led the team to a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Championship in 1999.