Welcome to Patrick Rummerfield
"Every adversity, every failure, every heartache carries with it the seed of an equal or greater benefit." Napoleon Hill
The world's first fully functioning recovered quadriplegic and an inspiration to thousands, Patrick's unconquerable drive has resulted in the achievement of incredible feats! See the national and international recognition Patrick has won below.
Patrick's 38 Firsts
Patrick's desire to celebrate his post-accident restored life is evident in the sports challenges that he's undertaken. He has competed in several major publicity-based races, including fundraisers for the Ronald McDonald House, the Washington University School of Medicine, and for helping abused and battered children.
Patrick's SCI Dream Team
Patrick takes everything he does very seriously. Rehabilitation is at the top of his "serious-list"! Over the years, Patrick has worked with countless, talented professionals.
Below is Patrick's "Dream Team": the group of people and organizations Patrick considers the very best in their fields, and to whom he attributes his ability to walk, run, and break world records today.
Patrick Rummerfield's Story
Patrick Rummerfield is, quite literally, a walking miracle. His story tells of the indomitable power of will. He has experienced the defeat of being told he would die in three days, and lived to tell. He experienced the fear of realizing he would never move any part of his body again, and rose to the challenge.
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The story of a man who refused to accept he'd never move again. Patrick's dreams have inspired and encouraged individuals stricken with paralysis around the world. His achievements contain the seeds that may create gardens of hope in the world populated by paralyzed children and adults.