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SCI Life Uncovered

Adaptive Indoor Skydiving

Episode 12
Tiffiny Carlson

Tiffiny Carlson

Host

Runtime: 1 hour, 13 minutes

In Episode 12 of True Wheelchair Life: SCI Life Uncovered, Tiffiny speaks with four guests about indoor skydiving and how they are helping with a free adaptive indoor skydiving event happening at multiple Florida iFLY locations – Tampa, Orlando, and South Florida – which will take place February 13th.

Tiffiny is joined by two women with SCI who love going indoor skydiving – Amanda Perla and Jessika Kattah – Troy Smith, a PT at Stay in Step in Tampa, and Anna Griffin, a representative from iFLY Tampa. Each guest shares how they ended up getting involved in this up-and-coming extreme adaptive sport and how their organization is helping with the South Florida indoor skydiving event.


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Meet The Speakers

Amanda Perla

Amanda Perla

A C7 quad from Orlando, Florida, Amanda Perla is a huge proponent of activity-based therapy post-SCI and her mother Liza founded NextStep Orlando Paralysis Recovery Center. Amanda is also engaged to be married later in 2019.

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Jessika Kattah

Jessika Kattah

Paralyzed during a surgery to remove a tumor, Jessika Kattah has become a huge advocate of adaptive sports and activities since her injury. She represents iFLY Fort Lauderdale and she is known for her popular blog - itsthatwheelkindoflove.com - where she shares her and her fiancé's life together, who also has a spinal cord injury.

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Troy Smith

Troy Smith

A Navy veteran, Troy Smith is a physical therapist at Stay in Step, an activity-based rehab center founded by Romy Camargo, a Green Beret veteran who was paralyzed in the line of duty and is a quadriplegic. Troy shares the great things they are doing at Stay in Step and how you can attend by utilizing financial assistance.

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Anna Griffin

Anna Griffin

Representing iFLY Tampa, Anna Griffin is in charge of sales and marketing at this location and shares the ins and outs of this cool new adaptive activity and how people with spinal cord injuries can safely take part.

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