How to Move On
Rewind 13 years ago, and Greg Businelle’s life was looking pretty spectacular. He was 33, newly married and had a beautiful home on Clear Lake in Southern Texas. He had also just started his own consulting company.
But in April 2000, Businelle, now 46, from Seabrook, Texas, broke his neck in a freak wakeboarding accident, and post-injury, he struggled. “Depression set in for the first couple of years,” he says. “This was hard on my wife and our relationship, but we did come through those times an even stronger couple.” His secret — not being afraid to start over again, which he threw himself into full force.
When he first returned home, he received a scholarship to get his master’s in business administration, and he and his wife moved to a new home in the area. He also founded a brand new company a year after his injury — Businelle & Co. — which designs websites and gives advice on internet technologies. He launched another company in 2006 with a college friend: a staffing company called Technical Business Services Worldwide.
But it has not been all business post-injury. He and his wife, Jill, started a family and now have Faith Ann, 10, and Presley, 7. “We were trying to conceive when I had the accident. Afterwards, we used in vitro fertilization to have a little girl and then a little boy two years later.”
Creating “how-to” videos are another thing that keeps Businelle busy, showing the world how he does things as a C4 quad. “How to wash your hair in the bathroom sink” is by far his most popular video. From his videos to his children, Greg ha