Parksville-Qualicum MLA Michelle Stilwell is used to great accomplishments.
Since her neck was broken at the age of 17 by falling down a flight of stairs—robbing her of the ability to walk—she's become a university graduate, motivational speaker, wheelchair athlete, and provincial cabinet minister.
In 2000, Stilwell won a gold medal in wheelchair basketball at the Paralympic Games in Australia.
She followed that up by wing five individual gold medals and a silver at the Paralympics in Beijing, London, and Rio de Janeiro.
And in 2017, Stilwell became the only B.C. Liberal candidate on Vancouver Island to win a seat in the B.C. legislature.
But this week, she did something that must also rank as a thrill—she took more than 1,440 steps on the Lokomat, which provides training for people with disabilities.
This machine at the Neuromotion Physio clinic in Victoria.
You can see the video below.