While surfing, Matt hyperextended his back, which cut off blood flow at the thoracic (T-11) vertebrae level. This caused him to lose function below the waist over two hours slowly. This rare injury is known as Surfers Myelopathy.
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High Fives has provided:
3,500 Towards Adaptive Equipment
Past Camp Participation
We are working on getting this athlete to a camp ASAP!