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Meet Chris Norton

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On October 16, 2010, playing for Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, Chris was severely injured while making a tackle on a kickoff, fracturing his C3-C4 vertebrae. After initially being told he had a 3% chance of ever regaining movement below the neck, Chris has defied the odds every step of the way, demonstrating a faith and determination to overcome that has inspired thousands.  

Through faith, family, and friends Chris has shown a CAN do attitude, never missing a day of therapy in over a year and a half, and recently standing for over 7 minutes completely unassisted. Chris plans on attending law school and to start a foundation in the fall to help other individuals going through a spinal cord injury.

Stay posted on Chris' upcoming events and public speaking sessions. Use the contact information to the left of the webpage if you would like Chris to speak in your community.

To keep track of Chris' progress, utilize any of the following: Caring Bridge, Facebook, or Twitter @chrisnorton16.