With A New Foundation Air Force Pilot Christy Wise Is Standing Strong
Filled with a propensity for adventure, Christy Wise was always on the go. After all, she grew up in an athletic family with her twin sister, Jessica, both competitive athletes, and her brother David, who went on to become an Olympic gold medalist in the skiing half-pipe at the Sochi 2014 games. So it seemed natural when Wise, who was enjoying an evening with friends on a lake in Florida, went into a cove to paddleboard. A cove she had been in a hundred times before. Laying on the board and gazing at the clear, star-studded sky with her boyfriend on a board nearby, seemed so tranquil to her. Suddenly, a bright light flashed before her and within seconds she was pushing herself underwater to escape the boat charging straight at her. What happened those next several minutes changed her life. Quick action from her boyfriend Tim Wiser, saved her life, but the result of that tragic event left her as an amputee. That’s j...
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