A 5 km ocean swim is no mean feat, but it’s an event greater accomplishment when you are doing it purely using upper body and core strength! Anne-Marie Howarth, who suffered a spinal cord injury in 2005, swam the 5km Cole Classic ocean swim in support of Project Edge this…
You can shave your head
“I run because I can. When I get tired I remember those who can’t run,
what they would give to have this simple gift I take for granted,
and I run harder for them. I know they would do the same for me.”
Project Edge is determined to raise the $15 million necessary to establish and run a game-changing research unit and clinical trial facility here in Australia. The unit will be the first outside the US to continue the pioneering work of Professor Reggie Edgerton and his team at UCLA using neurostimulation to repair damaged spinal cords to recover feeling and function. With your help we can change the lives of the 15,000 Australians living with spinal cord injuries forever and allow them to do the simple things that the rest of us take for granted once again.
Spinal cord injury is the most devastating of injuries. In an instant
a person can go from being actively mobile to being paralysed and dependent