Paraglider proposes to nurse who helped save his life

A kite boarding champion met his future wife after a nearly fatal accident landed him in the hospital.
2:23 | 06/16/19

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Let's switch gears now and talk about love story that actually began with a devastating injury, a nurse and her former patient are now heading for the altar. Diane. That's right. You'd think a nearly fatal accident that leaves your body broken one of the worst things that could ever happen to her. He said he would do it all again because of a sequence of events that turned what could have been a tragedy into a love story. Damien Leroy, this professional kite border likes to dance with danger, just minutes after takeoff, his paraglider malfunctioned. He made the tough choice to jump, plummeting 150 feet. I literally felt inside I was going jump into this bush, climb out of the bush, go home and have dinner, man, that was a bad day. Reporter: With a broken back, femur, pelvis and a punctured lung, he spent the next six days in hospital. But with one silver lining. I saw this beautiful blue-eyed girl come in and I was just like, wow. Reporter: Damien's fall landed in the same room as trau that nurse Alex Hoover. The two stayed in touch after he was released. Started dating. Then it was time to attempt his greatest stunt ever. That's Damien under the sheets where she nursed him back to health. I love you and I'd like to ask you, will you marry me? Yes! I think she said yes. I think so. Reporter: He'd fall out of the sky all over again if it led to him falling in love with Alexandra. Aren't they the cutest? They haven't set a date yet. They haven't made any specific plans. But she envisions a carefree, fun wedding. The biggest leap of his life. Everyone had to push her forward. She's like, what is happening here? This was a whole plot on behalf of the hospital and the coworkers. They said there was a patient that needed her help. What the -- Very clever. Thank you. Coming up, O.J. Simpson launches his official Twitter account. We've got the

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