Kamloops' Jessica Vliegenthart on her latest challenge - having a baby
She was a national wheelchair basketball player, created an adaptive sports program, now she's a new mom
Having a baby is an adventure for most of us.
There's the exhaustion, stress, joy, excitement and it often inspires incredible self doubt.
There's a whole extra set of challenges for a new mom who uses a wheelchair.
Jessica Vliegenthart is a former Canadian women's basketball paralympian.
She suffered a spinal chord injury while fighting fires as a university student - a vehicle she was riding in overturned.
Jess was just 21 years old at the time.
Today she is 33, a practicing lawyer and a new mom.
Daybreak dropped in for a visit.
To listen to the full interview, click on the link: Kamloops' Jessica Vliegenthart on her latest challenge - having a baby.