John Goettge

John Goettge

United States of America
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Ski

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Oakland, CA

In November 1998, John fell 23 feet onto a rail across his abdomen, causing a T-12 burst fracture.  The fall ended up causing paralysis from the waist down. He was a Junior at Purdue University at the time of his injury, and after inpatient rehab in Pittsburgh, Pa, John returned to Purdue and graduated with a degree in Organizational Leadership and Supervision.

“AS SOON AS I GOT ON THE SNOW FOR THE FIRST TIME, I KNEW THAT SKIING WAS WHAT I WAS MEANT TO DO.“

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