Published Friday, April 19, 2019 6:52PM ADT
Riverview, N.B. resident Matthew Kinnie has always been very adventurous.
“Pretty active guy, I really like being outdoors and doing outdoor activities,” describes Kinnie. “Anything like skiing, rock climbing, or canoeing, hiking, backpacking and that, was all the stuff I like to do in my spare time."
But 14 years ago, Kinnie’s life took an unexpected turn when he was out rock climbing with friends.
“My hand slipped and I pulled an anchor from the wall, and before my rope could catch me, I had hit a ledge. So I kind of fell backwards and I landed on the back of my head and neck.”
He knew right away that his injuries were serious….