Ironside is an American television crime drama that aired on NBC over 8 seasons from 1967 to 1975. The show starred Raymond Burr as Robert T. Ironside, a consultant for the San Francisco police who was paralyzed from the waist down after being shot while on vacation.
7 years recovering from spinal cord injury (Bulletproof: Amanda)
Seven years ago, Amanda Lowry was enjoying a day out on her kite-board with a friend at Mt Maunganui, when a shallow dive left her paralysed below her collarbone. Not only was it life-changing for Amanda, but also for her partner Gemma and their young family. With a newborn and a four-year-old, Amanda and Gemma have had a long road to find a new normal.
A different approach to farming (Bulletproof: Anita)
At the age of 18, shepherd Anita Kendrick had a life changing accident on a quad bike which resulted in her becoming paraplegic. Eager to get back on the farm, Anita pushed herself through recovery to return to her job on a sheep and beef station in the King Country.
Adam Niskar (1972-2017)
Adam (on Amazon Prime), based upon the true story of Adam Niskar (Aaron Paul) a hardworking mortgage broker seemed to have it all; the successful career, a great family and friends. His perfect life suddenly changes when Adam’s boss (Jeff Daniels) gives him a big promotion at work. Feeling invincible and a bit intoxicated, Adam goes through a tragic diving accident that causes him to become a quadriplegic.
Anna - Danielle - Josh (subjects)
Adapted - The Film
Three paraplegics. Three adventures. How nature can heal in a changing world.
Adventure sport with tetraplegia (Bulletproof: Jezza)
Jezza Williams has always been a thrill-seeker, but a canyoning accident in Switzerland ten years ago almost cost him his life. Now a tetraplegic, he's started an inclusive adventure tourism business.
Silke Pan, a former circus artist who became a paraplegic, reclaims his body through the arm bike. She challenges herself to cross the Pyrenees from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean in 10 days.
Quinn Brett (subject)_
An Accidental Life
In the days and years following a near-fatal speed climbing accident that left her paralyzed, aimless and feeling as through she would never love again, Quinn Brett, the ambitious, record-setting athlete faces her most difficult challenge yet - how to move on and make meaning of tragedy.
Any One of Us
Any One of Us is a documentary chronicling pro mountain biker Paul Basagoitia's life-changing journey to recovery after suffering a spinal cord injury.
BUILT - EP6 ReActive Adaptations
The need to access nature is a lifestyle that doesn’t stop with a devastating injury to a person. Using cycling as an outlet to the outdoors and self-discovery should be available to all, including those who need to use adaptive equipment.
Back to Blackbird - The story of David Francisco - A spinal cord injury (SCI) survivor
David Francisco is an accomplished singer/songwriter, musician, producer, recording engineer and spinal cord injury survivor.
Body of War
Body of War, a film by Ellen Spiro and Phil Donahue. It is an intimate and transformational feature documentary about the true face of war today.
Bodybuilding in a wheelchair (Bulletproof: Ephraim)
Ephraim was newly married with the world at his feet when he took a leap of faith off a 35-metre waterfall that went horribly wrong.
Ron Kovic (His story)
Born on the Fourth of July - Film
Born on the Fourth of July on Blu-ray 7/3/12. From Academy Award-winning Director Oliver Stone, Tom Cruise stars in the inspirational true story.
Robin Cavendish (based on)
For his directorial debut, Andy Serkis brings to life the inspiring true love story between Robin and Diana Cavendish, an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of devastating odds. When Robin is given only a few months to live, Diana plots a daring escape from the hospital and they seek a full and passionate life together — raising their young son, traveling and devoting their lives to helping others.
Frédéric Caïn is a police officer in the rank of a captain, who sits in a wheelchair since a self-inflicted motorcycle accident. He is a cynical man with a black sense of humor, who likes to be on the verge of legality in his investigations and who attracts many people with his style.
A spinal injury at 17 didn't stop Claire Freeman achieving her dreams of completing a design degree, Masters and now PhD in the powerchair. Despite ticking things off her bucket-list, she was severely depressed. In a bizarre twist of fate, it was a mishap in a routine operation, which forced her to pause and address her issues… nearly two-decades after her car accident.
Coming of age and tetraplegia (Being Me: Cody Steps Up)
The rugby accident that left Cody Everson a tetraplegic at age 15 hasn’t stopped him from stepping up to adulthood. The wheelchair rugby superstar owns his home at 23, and lives there with his girlfriend and two “kids” - Lyla the English bulldog, and Lorenzo the Frenchie. With the Paralympics in sight Cody’s taking his game seriously, all while balancing professional sport, a job, and a relationship.
Coming to My Senses
Aaron Baker is a recovering quadriplegic athlete, author, ambassador and friend. Prior to his career-ending spinal cord injury, Aaron was a professional motocross racer.
Continue is 28 sports in 28 minutes. Individuals with spinal cord injury play in Utah, Idaho, California, and Belize. This high definition project shows the specialized equipment that removes any barriers to participation after paralysis.
Dani’s Twins documentary, currently in production, will provide a rare, intimate look into the topics of disability, pregnancy and adaptive parenthood, viewed through the lens of one woman’s personal journey. Within the context of this high-risk but joyful pregnancy and new parenthood adventure, the film’s thematic focus is on normalizing disability.
A new web series featuring dating tales from a young wheelchair using athlete.
John Callahan (1951-2010)
Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot (2018)
The last day Portland slacker John Callahan is able to walk, he wakes up without a hangover — because he’s still drunk from the night before. That night at a wild party he meets a wisecracking drinking buddy (Jack Black), who insists they leave for an even better party he knows about. But when his new friend dozes off at the wheel, John wakes up confined to a wheelchair with only partial use of his arms.
Dorine, Free as Air
World's first female disabled aerobatic pilot
Dr. Dinesh Palipana
Dinesh Palipana was a young medical student with a promising career ahead of him, when a car accident left him with C6/7 spinal cord injury and facing life with tetraplegia. The abrupt change saw Dinesh lose friends and family, and battling an attempt to prevent students with disabilities from attending medical school in Australia and New Zealand. With persistence and support from colleagues, mentors, and his mother, Dinesh completed his course to graduate as a doctor — and now works in Australia’s busiest emergency department at Gold Coast University Hospital.