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Surfing accident, Far North Coast

A casual surf at his favourite break on the Far North Coast turned to tragedy for Aymon when he dived off his board into a shallow sandbank, causing the vertebrae in his neck to pinch his spinal cord.

one wrong move, could change his life forever

“At that time I had no movement from my C5 vertebrae down. So you’re conscious, you need to breathe, you’re underwater… it becomes a really frightening time.”

Unable to move, he was carried to shore by a mate to wait for help. The nature of his injury was such, that one wrong move, could change his life forever.