While having an epic day biking in Whistler with friends, Adam was riding down a fairly tame trial which had a steep rock roller and flat bridge runout. Adam went over the top of the roller and his rear tire hit his butt, pushing him over the handlebars, sending him diving headfirst into the bridge, breaking his neck. This resulted in a C6 incomplete spinal cord injury.
His goals include; Walk a flight of stairs by November 2020, to be able to go for hikes with my family and go for a jog.
$2,500 Adaptive Equipment (neufit electrical stimulation machine)
This grant will help with the rental of the Neubie electrical stimulation machine. I will be able to continue using this machine daily at home with the intent of strengthening my lower extremities, particularly my right side. I am currently walking but with the gait of a zombie; sort of dragging my right leg along with me.
#HighFivesAthlete, Adam Volpe