Paralysed thrillseeker paraglides solo off Coronet Peak

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Seven Sharp

A thrillseeking young man who was left paralysed on one of his adventures, has realised a dream of paragliding solo.

It was a dream come true for Jezza Williams who was left paralysed six years ago after a canyoning accident in Switzerland.
Source: Seven Sharp

Six years after losing movement from the chest down, Jezza Williams launched off Coronet Peak in Queenstown, piloting a specialised paraglider.

Williams described it as an "unbelievable experience".

The adrenaline junkie has refused to let his fateful canyoning accident in Switzerland determine his future, having previously sky dived, white water rafted and tamed the Mongol Rally without the use of his legs.

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