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Chris Norton: Courage to push forward

After an accident in 2010 left Chris Norton paralyzed, the former Luther College football player set his sights on a new goal.

Steps forward

I remember every bit of the injury. I was completely conscious, completely with it, so every single thing that happened, I remember like it was yesterday. It was eight weeks into my freshman year at Luther College. I remember wanting to kick off in the third quarter. I wanted to make a play. It was just a freak accident: When I dove across to make a tackle, the ball carrier’s knee struck my neck, and I just was lying there.

Luther’s Chris Norton turns personal setback into community gain

By Brian Hendrickson NCAA.org Outsiders may soon look at the RT300 rehab bicycle sitting in Iowa’s Winneshiek Medical Center therapy room and just see a bike. Even if they learn of its $27,564 price tag, they still may only see an...

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