What happened to Travis Roy?
Former Boston University hockey player Travis Roy , who was paralyzed after an injury in 1995 and became a philanthropist for spinal cord injury treatment, has died at 45. A family spokesperson told WCVB in Boston that Roy died in Vermont due to complications from a procedure he needed to maintain his quality of life.
Was Roy paralyzed?
“The 11 seconds at Walter Brown Arena playing for Boston University were the best 11 seconds of my life.” In the 12th second, the freshman forward crashed headlong into the boards, shattering his fourth and fifth cervical vertebrae, severely damaging his spinal cord, and leaving him paralyzed from the neck down.
Where does Travis Roy live?
Roy , 28, lives in a two-bedroom condominium and has home health aides who support him with basic needs but are unobtrusive to visitors. His home appears no different from that of any young professional man.
How old is Travis Roy?
45 лет (1975 г.–2020 г.)
What is the Travis Roy Foundation?
New Gene Therapy Research Grant Dedicated to enhancing the life of individuals with spinal cord injuries and their families. The Travis Roy Foundation has awarded more than $4.6 million in research grants dedicated towards finding a cure.