On a family skiing holiday in July 2014, 16-year-old Cody Gray suffered a fall that changed her life, and that of her family and friends, forever. Cody shattered the C5 and C6 joints in her neck and severed her spinal cord, leaving her with quadriplegia.
For a talented young sportswoman with an impressive Touch Football career underway at a national level, it was a devastating blow.
But with her typical strength, bravery and determination, Cody is already making huge inroads in her new life, in the toughest of challenges, with the support of parents Sharon and Mick, sister Riley, and an amazing group of family and friends.
It’s been a great start to the year: firstly, Cody’s debut as Assistant Coach for the SA Heat women’s team saw their best result to date at the Touch Nationals in March. And now, term one of semester one in her Bachelor of Business (Marketing) is done and dusted at Uni SA – only five … Continue reading 2016 – Inroads and Adventures
True to form, Cody is ending her final year of secondary school with a remarkable achievement. Despite the extra challenges brought on by her accident, she’s finishing year 12 on time, along with her peers, and will be completing her exams in early November. But that’s not all: she’s been awarded a “sporting blue” in … Continue reading Year 12 Accolades
Our friends at Reschke Coonawarra have come up with a very generous offer to make the weather a little less wintery: order any 6-pack from their award-winning range of wines by July 17, 2015, and receive 15% off! In addition, Reschke will be donating 30% of the purchase price back to the Courage for Cody … Continue reading a warming winter treat