Very cool to see.
Very sad to remember what happened, but so cool to see how he has triumphed. Probably the greatest thing from the RR era at UM
Give glory to God
He is the one who has done the work. God did nothing.
Brock - the one who actually went through it all - would disagree with you.
Don't be an asshole. Brock has been very open about his personal beliefs during the whole ordeal. You shouldn't belittle that.
Normally respect your work; give the same to Brock and his beliefs.
you sir are an ass....
It's been pretty cool following this story over the past few years...inspiring.
Side note: it would be awesome to see Barwis give a motivational speech.
Is the arm rotation just for balance/momentum, or has he actually trained his legs to respond somewhat to signals directing his arms to move?
I wondered the same thing myself. It looks too mechanical and deliberate to be balance/reactionary. Reminds me of a girl I read about whose liver basically replaced her pancreas for a few functions after it was removed. How the hell do they do this stuff??? Either way it's just incredible.
Would guess it's a modified hip-knee-ankle-foot sling, using shoulder flexion to extension to flex Brock's hip, and then Brock circumducts/swings his hip around to extend the knee. Then he uses spasticity/recurvatum to maintain weight on that leg while planting.
Kudos to Brock; metabolic equivalent of walking 4 miles at least.
Never gets old!
I was there that night, still pretty amazing to see him come this far. Blessed.
Yet another moving moment for Brock's recovery. Very inspiring story over the past few years and here Brock is at yet another milestone. Thanks for finding and sharing this.
YES! That is truly awesome. I think this is the one time on this blog that it's okay to say ...1%, Glory to God.
This news in inspiring and amazing. Thanks for sharing.
My dad had a major stroke 2 years ago and lost all control over his left side. It has been a very long road as he tries to walk again. Brock's progress and courage give me hope. Thank you for posting!
when he addressed an alumni group. He's not only courageous and inspiring, he leaves that for others to decide. A genuinely lovely guy, with a surprising, and sweet, sense of humor.
two years ago (first noticed it walking in to the stadium for the Nebraska game) my Dad contracted a very rare form of cancer in his knee. It led to chemo and a very invasive knee/partial femur replacement. My Dad still hasn't walked without at least a cane in almost 2 full years and is in a lot of pain. Watching Brock come back from so much worse and certainly many more invasive surgeries helps me keep my hope alive for my Dad to walk without a cane again. Thank you for posting this. Go Blue.
Thanks for posting. I have been going to games since 1995. Watching Brock walk out and touch the banner in 2010 gave me chills and is one of my favorite Big House memories.