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Fowler savors experience of Boston

Updated: April 15, 2013, 3:14 PM ET
By Jack McCluskey | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- He made the decision from a hospital bed: Someday, he would compete in the Boston Marathon.

Jason Fowler got his first motorcycle when he was just 6 years old. At 11, the Brockton, Mass., native got his first major sponsorship (for Kawasaki). At 17, he was already an eight-time New England motocross champion, looking like a future star.

Then he hit a rock while practicing and was thrown from his bike, suffering a severed spinal cord. The accident left him paralyzed from ...

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