Tabor Academy Football Player Saved by Apple Watch

Tabor Academy senior Paul Houle thought football practice might have gotten the best of him last week when he experienced chest pains after practice.

But, his Apple Watch was reporting his resting heart rate as 145 beats per minute. Houle knew something was amiss and sought the trainer. The trainer thought be watch was amiss- at first.

But, no. Houle’s heart rate was elevated; it was time to head to the emergency room where doctors diagnosed Houle with rhabdomyolysis. Houle is expected to recover fully and play part of this season.

Houle also received a call and an internship offer from Apple CEO Tim Cook.

Brian Fisher

A product of both private and public education, Brian Fisher served as a teacher, coach, dorm parent, and administrator at three different boarding schools. Brian also fills the role of Director of Development at Wolfeboro, The Summer Boarding School, in NH along with being a partner at AdmissionsQuest.

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