Tag: paralyzed

Wow, such a moving story of a guy named Darius Glover who lost the use of his legs after an accident at 15. But despite not having the use of legs, Darius ended up getting back on his bike again and became one of the fastest dirt bike riders in the world. Here’s his story.


Letters of Note posted this letter from Christopher Reeve’s wife, Dana, 11 months after Christopher suffered a tragic horse-riding accident that left him paralyzed from the neck down. In the letter, Dana reassures Christopher of  her love for him and reminds him that she’s in it with him together. An incredible show of love and commitment that […]

Jaleel King was shot by a sawed-off shotgun at the age of 8 by an angry neighbor and has lived his whole life paralyzed from the waist down. He has been going about his life in a wheelchair and has developed quite an eye for photography, eventually making the medium his profession of choice. A […]

Something about the lighting in this video and the accent of the man makes me want to think this is a prank, but Popular Science assures me that it’s not. Scientists at EPFL have found a way to awaken the spinal cord after a serious injury and get it to re-learn motor movements by rerouting […]

The second video from the Pass The Bucket video series is out and it follows former professional BMX rider Stephen Murray as he every day paralyzed from the neck down following a severe BMX accident on June 22, 2007. If you missed the first video with Tony Alva, watch it here.