In 2011 Jason Ellery was on a snowboarding trip in Alberta, Canada, when an accident changed his life forever.
For Jason, living with quadraplegia is far more complicated than being in a wheelchair. From the moment he wakes up, he is faced with challenges he never had to think twice about before the accident. From toiletting to showering, getting breakfast to playing with his son, everything takes longer. “It has taken a while to get used to factoring in how long certain tasks will take, and building the patience and endurance to manage it.
“Spinal cord injury research can assist in dramatically improving the quality of life for me and millions world-wide living with spinal cord injury. That’s why I support the SRI – they focus on improving lives, here and now.”PLAY VIDEO