The airplane doorway was about five foot off the ground.
Once lifted from our wheelchairs onboard the airplane, my tandem disability skydive instructor Sven reassured me, “I 4636 skydive zumps underz my belts.” As he clipped our harness together. You do not want your legs flying up knocking the instructor out. The wheelchair skydiving quadriplegics headed out to the airplane on the runway.
Being a quadriplegic in a power wheelchair, my arms and legs no longer have their full range of movement.
I am his primary caregiver, we have attendant care 4 nights a week for 3 hours, the rest is left up to me. Every day I find it harder and harder to take care of him. Worst of all, he is a very cold hearted person with a very dry sense of humor.
I love him very much and my family has just not gotten to where they accept our relationship.
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Chris has been in the police force for 10 years now and before he started his career in law enforcement he was an Army Ranger. He is in very good spirits and doesn’t see himself as disabled.
Chris was shot in the neck while on duty in 2007 serving involuntary commitment papers to remove a 60 year old woman from her home. He still lives a very active lifestyle, which wears me out tremendously. Especially my older brother who was his SWAT Team partner and was by his side the night he was shot.
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Some wheelchair skydiving quadriplegics say it is the ultimate rush. Laying the harness on the floor then placing me on top, and wriggling me into it seemed to work best.