Paralyzed Madison Combat Vet Goes ‘Robocop’

By Steven Verburg

Dan Rose, who was paralyzed from the chest down from a bomb blast in Afghanistan in 2011, talks about his "bionic suit" in front of him that will allow him to stand and walk again, at his apartment in Madison, Wis., Tuesday, March 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Wisconsin State Journal, Amber Arnold)

MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Just under three years ago, a powerful bomb blast ripped the earth apart along a remote road in Afghanistan, leaving Army Sgt. Dan Rose paralyzed from the chest down.

Since then, Rose has plied Rocky Mountain powder on specially adapted skis, completed his first marathon in a wheelchair and surfed on ocean waves atop a longboard.

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