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Paraplegic bungee jumps off B.C. gorge in wheelchair

Christine Rougoor of Niagara Falls, Ont., took the plunge into a Whistler, B.C., gorge in her wheelchair a few days ago, and the videotaped bungee jump has become a sensation on YouTube.

Video of Christine Rougoor, 25, goes viral on YouTube

Christine Rougoor of Niagara Falls, Ont., talks about her daring bungee jump in a wheelchair that has become an internet sensation. 6:27

Christine Rougoor of Niagara Falls, Ont., took the plunge into a Whistler, B.C., gorge, strapped to her wheelchair, and the videotaped bungee jump has become a sensation on YouTube.

Rougoor, 25. was left a paraplegic after a motocross accident in 2008, but that hasn't stopped her from living life to the fullest.

She won the trip and a chance to do the jump last week by submitting a video of her shooting guns, riding bikes designed for paraplegics and playing tennis in her wheelchair to a company that supports disabled adventure seekers.