Travis Roy was an outstanding hockey player. The Travis Roy Foundation is not responsible for claims made by any other sites, companies or products. It was a very inspirational book. His dream was to play hockey for Boston University. His parents were generous and very emotional.
This whole experience struck home when my dear friend's son would suffer a similar fate. Assisted by Sports Illustrated writer Swift coauthor of the bestselling My Sergei , Roy describes his growing-up years as the son of a hockey coach in Maine and his fierce love of the sport that dominated his life from an early age. At least the ceiling tiles there were painted with butterflies. His hockey career was over, but that did not stop him from continuing his life. Aided by the sure touch of Sports Illustrated hockey writer E.
It is a young adult book about Travis Roy. His mom and dad were always supportive of his love for hockey, no matter what it meant, getting up at the crack of dawn and driving halfway across the state to a tournament or hosting a sleepover with 17 teenage boys. Roy admits that he still follows college hockey. The energy in the old Walter Brown Arena that night was just incredible. There, he got better treatment and had more freedom. By: Travis Roy with E.
In no more than eleven seconds, his first shift of his first college hockey game, his dream would be crushed. I also recommend this book to all my friends and anyone that is interested in the sport of hockey. Travis Roy is a very inspirational person. And then it was over. Roy underwent intense rehabilitation at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta and has regained some movement in his right arm.
Now he is the founder of them Travis Roy foundation where they raise money to fund to help people who suffer from being a quadriplegic. Anonymous This novel looks like a very interesting book that I would probably enjoy reading. Thats where his life changed. This book is a description of his life after becoming a quadriplegic. Swift that explains the life of Travis Roy as a child, his terrible accident, and his road to recovery afterwards. This book is a description of his life after becoming a quadriplegic. Audience- the audience for this book is pretty much anybody who loves inspirational stories that may not start off too great but they always lift your spirits in the end.
The amount of detail put into this book is outstanding. He had to use a 450 pound wheelchair and used a sip-and-puff machine to move. It's a book that will encourage you to evaluate your own life and what you should be grateful for. It is a young adult book about Travis Roy. The material things in life are great to have, but definitely not needed.
This book was written in first person, because Travis Roy wrote it himself. I remember walking to the rink that night and just being so excited as a freshman. He also founded the Travis Roy Foundation, to support others who are suffering from similar conditions. But I know that kid. He earned a degree in communications in four years. He has achieved many goals off the ice in the last 15 years — goals that are immeasurably more meaningful than any puck that has ever been shot into a net.
As a young star, Travis Roy went to Boston University to play hockey, and as a freshmen, saw his first minutes of his promising career. Now he has different goals such as: getting some movement back in his body while keeping in mind that he will never get full movement back, but also wish that research finds a breakthrough so that others down the road can gain full movement back. This book is targeted for sports lovers. I highly recommend this book, especially to people my age. Imagine working your butt off everyday for your whole life, giving it 100 percent, and right when the moment matters the most, you mess up. As I angled myself just right and approached him and followed through, I hit him not nearly as squarely as I hoped.
He is extremely excited to be playing the sport he loves at such a high level of competition, but within eleven seconds, everything is stripped away from Travis. He could not dress himself, bathe himself make food or even exercise. He was considered a quadriplegic after his bad hit that was only eleven seconds into his first game of the season. His girlfriend Maja Maya was 4 years younger than him and lived only a few miles away from Tabor Academy. He spent a lot of time in Rehab trying to gain back movement. Eleven Seconds by Travis Roy is about a middle age boy who is living all of his dreams.
Up to his young adult years leading to college was a dream come true for Travis. Travis and I have traveled very similar paths both suffering disabilities in our freshman year of college, a year a part, and both sharing the same philosophies in that eventually we find a way that makes all things possible and a positive attitude will take you further in life than any other skill you can have. That and cultivating an attitude of gratitude is the best medicine. The title of the book is Eleven Seconds by Travis Roy. You don't have to be a hockey player to like the book, but understand the deep emotion of the thoughts of others in this epic journey of life. The Travis Roy biography, Eleven Seconds, is a great book for hockey lovers, players, fans, or anybody who likes to read about triumph in the face of tragedy.