Wings Around the World

Cody is hugely proud to celebrate her second year as an  Ambassador for the Wings for Life World Run, an incredible event taking place globally on Sunday May 6, 2018. The run raises funds for life-changing spinal cord research, with tens of thousands of participants at multiple locations worldwide taking to the track simultaneously, attracting … Continue reading Wings Around the World

2016 – Inroads and Adventures

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

Year 12 Accolades

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

a warming winter treat

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

School Rules

A double dose of the Gray girls  for Glenunga International High, as Cody returns to undertake her year 12 studies, and Riley launches into year 8. Cody has a huge year well underway,  with psychology, English communications, business, health and her research project to contend with.  Riley  already has dived headlong into secondary school life, … Continue reading School Rules

New Year, New Frontiers

When Cody suffered her injuries 6 months ago, no-one could say for sure what her future held.  The slight young teenager in the intensive care bed,  motionless and  dwarfed by tubes and beeping machinery, was a confronting sight. Those first few weeks brought little relief, as the severe extent of the damage to her spine … Continue reading New Year, New Frontiers

Digging Deep to Show Support

Twenty kilometres of mud, pain and glory faced the team supporting Cody in South Australia’s first Tough Mudder event in December – a gruelling obstacle course that tests the mettle  of participants like no other. We’re pleased to report that no man, woman or corpse was left behind – go you Tough Mudders. On a … Continue reading Digging Deep to Show Support

Game On

The energy and ingenuity of Cody’s supporters continues, with more terrific fundraisers delivering great results. Most recently, there’s been a touch match and BBQ held at Cody’s school, Glenunga International High – great to see everybody putting their bodies on the line! Well done,  Emma Verrall and team. Jock Gilbert Real Estate has donated the … Continue reading Game On

The Project tells Cody’s Story

Network 10’s The Project featured an inspiring story on Cody, her family and friends on its November 17 show. A production crew spent time  filming with Cody at Hampstead, at Touch practice and at the Touch SA Awards night – it’s great to see Cody making such incredible progress! You can watch the whole story … Continue reading The Project tells Cody’s Story

Golden Achievements

It’s been another remarkable few weeks for Cody and the family – starting with a visit from Olympic gold medal track cyclist Anna Meares.  Anna offered inspiring insights into her own rehabilitation after severe neck injury: in 2008 she shattered her C2 vertebra but was back on the bike in 10 days, fighting  her way … Continue reading Golden Achievements

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