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Paralyzed boy won’t give up without a fight

Published: January 5, 2009

joey-gibbsInjured in a motocross accident, Joey Gibbs tackles new challenges.

Eleven-year-old Joey Gibbs knew he was paralyzed following a motocross jump mishap. The accident occurred at 5:42 p.m. on Sept. 18, 2008.

“I landed wrong, and it catapulted me into another jump,” Joey said, describing the double-jump accident. “I knew right off the bat I was paralyzed. I tried to move my feet. It felt weird. I felt tingling.”