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Passion, Purpose, Perspective: Travis Roy dealt with tragedy by devoting his life to helping...

Life didn’t play out the way it was supposed to for Travis Roy. That didn’t stop him from making his time count. Roy, a standout hockey player who grew up in Yarmouth, was just 11...
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How Travis Roy Rebuilt After a Tragic Hockey Injury

On Oct. 20, 1995, 11 seconds into his college hockey career, Travis Roy found himself face down on the ice at Boston University’s Walter Brown Arena, unable to feel his limbs. On Tuesday, he...

Travis Roy to Receive Honorary Degree

Former Terrier hockey player now major supporter of spinal cord research https://youtu.be/Il_n5jBQifM In the video above, Travis Roy reflects on his life 20 years after a paralyzing injury and talks about what he sees for his...

20 Years Later: Travis Roy Reflects On Life-Altering Injury, Foundation

BOSTON (CBS) — It’s been 20 years since Travis Roy’s hockey career came to an end, just 11 seconds after it began. A freshman at Boston University, Roy took the ice as a Terrier for...
Travis Roy gives up to 50 speeches a year. Photo / AP

Coming to terms with a life sentence

In 1995, 20-year-old Travis Roy was making his debut for the Boston College ice hockey team when 11 seconds into his collegiate career he mistimed a hit on an opponent and slammed hard into...

Battling back from the unthinkable

Skiers call them “bluebird days.” They’re the magical days following an overnight snowfall, full of fresh powder, bright sun and friends who are drawn to the slopes by the same irresistible lure of nature. On...

Travis Roy: Hopes For His Recovery From Quadriplegia Have Dimmed

BOSTON — It’s been more than 16 years since Travis Roy, then a 20-year-old freshman, stepped onto the ice for his first-ever Boston University hockey game and was carried off a quadriplegic. A cracked...