SANDY Utah,— A trailer was stolen from a hotel parking area while a guy was remaining there throughout his journey across the nation.
“This is a substantial setback, it’s a massive set back,” said Joe Stone, a quadriplegic paraglider.Now Joe’s journey is on hold after burglars removed with his customizeded camper and whatever inside.He was out soaring above the Salt Lake Valley when
he got back to his hotel in Sandy his camper was no place to be discovered. “As I rolled up there were some broken pieces and things from the camper and on the ground and it was pretty obvious at that point it was stolen,”Stone said.Joe invested months getting the army green camper customizeded. The thieves got away with the thousands of dollars of video camera devices inside and almost all that Joe owns.”Now I’m just sort of at a loss I mean this was my home,”Stone said.Joe and his dog were just two weeks into a yearlong journey exploring the country to assist kids with specials needs. It’s all part of the Joe Stone Structure, he’s proof that a disability cannot stop you.”This whole journey that I’m on right now was a let’s live out of the camper, let’s live on the road, let’s go to different places to fly and to introduce everyone exactly what it’s
like to fly on the wheels,”Stone said.Flying on wheels isn’t easy to do after a paragliding crash almost 8 years ago paralyzed him from the waist down with little motion in his hands. With his trailer gone he now has no place to go.
Even remaining at a pals will be a challenge.” I’m going to need to crawl up stairs to obtain into their house the bathrooms might not be accessible everything about this is a lot more challenging due to the fact that of my scenario than it would be if I were able bodied,”Stone said.Since someone took off with his camper it puts a stop to his plans at least for now.”It’s certainly put me on hold, it’s certainly an obstacle, but I’m simply going to keep doing exactly what I can do to keep moving forward with everything,” Stone said.He’s asking everybody to watch out for the unique trailer so he can continue his mission to help others and return to the sky.”I need everyone’s help there’s no other way around that,”Stone said.If you see the trailer or have any info
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