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Attempting wheelchair backflips in Kamloops

Alex Kilba can been seen practising his wheelchair backflips at skateparks in Kamloops (Submitted by Pat Valade/Valade Photography)Alex Kilba performing a stunt in Kamloops
Alex Kilba, 19, has an unusual hero.

Four years ago he saw a YouTube video featuring Aaron Fotheringham. Both Alex and Aaron were born with spina bifida, and use wheelchairs to get around.

Aaron has become famous for doing backflips in his wheelchair, and Alex is now working toward a similar goal.

Daybreak contributor Shelley Joyce met up with him at the McArthur Island skateboard park in Kamloops, where Alex was showing off his moves, while his mom watched anxiously from the sidelines.
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