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Seizing while Skydiving

2015-0303 Seizing while Skydiving

It was the fifth dive for Christopher Jones. He was an advanced enough skydiver that he was allowed to jump out of the plane alone, without a tandem partner. At around 9,000 feet above Western Australia, something went terribly wrong. Jones had a seizure while quickly, and uncontrollably descending.


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Thanks to Yahoo where I first saw the story, CNN for providing additional details about the storyHuffington Post for providing another perspective about the story, and YouTube for hosting the video I decided to use. I also appreciate the people who, directly or indirectly, made it possible for me to include the picture, video, and text I used in this post.

The video I watched that I found most informative can be viewed here.


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Even after brain surgeries, chemotherapy, and radiation treatments to eradicate his brain cancer, Scott continued to work; continued to study; and earned professional certifications from the Project Management Institute, American Society of Quality, and Stanford University School of Professional Development. How were all of these achievements possible at a time when Scott was struggling with the hurdles of brain injury? The answers are in this blog.

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During the past 13 years, I have been diagnosed with cancer, brain injury, balance issues, stroke, ataxia, visual impairment, and auditory challenges. I have overcome significant adversity! I can explain how to overcome your challenges. I am a very active Toastmaster and a motivational speaker.