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Josh Dueck is 1st person to land backflip in sit ski

Updated: February 8, 2012, 2:26 PM ET
By Cody Townsend

Imagine if you will this scenario. In 2004, freeskier Josh Dueck crashed doing something he'd been comfortable doing a thousand times before. He woke from the slam only to find he'd lost half of his bodily control, paralyzed from the waist down and mentally devastated to find himself no longer able to do what he once did.

Now imagine this. Imagine that same skier believes he can return to flight. Imagine returning with half the body to the exact same flight ...

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