Extreme skier starts foundation for those with life-changing injuries

After a skiing accident, Roy Tuscany was told he'd never walk again; his High Fives Foundation aims to help other skiers suffering life-changing injuries.
1:30 | 01/07/18

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Finally tonight the paralyzing sports injury that became a foundation for changing the lives of others ABC's gore Riviera with tonight's comeback. This is the only life worth living yeah. Talented go hard or go home free skier Roy Tuscany. Skiing always provides you is absolute alternate our rush. At 244 he dreamt of extreme skiing start out those dreams ending after a terrible crash a look they had on the scene was like if you just saw it aren't ready Roy was told he would not lock again. Arab town and on I don't want on a I'm look at me got so angry at looser basically saying I was ready to get. And she's like I didn't raise someone to give it her years that you could get. He fought back eventually walking out of the hospital with help and a new reason to lit helping others like him. Starting the high five's foundation in 2009 with just 500 dollars today it's raised over two and a half million. Funding rehab for people like Cody walker. I was. Best things you want to have in your life is. People to show up. When. The chips are down right. To every patient he helps Roy has one message of liberty to say but it's going to be oss Gloria Riviera ABC news Washington. So tonight we salute Roy Tuscany for that incredible comeback and we thank you for watching have a great evening good night.

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