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Jamie Nieto, a two-time Olympic high jumper who is recovering from a spinal cord injury, uses his walker as he steps out of a fitting room while getting his tuxedo fitted ahead of his July wedding, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Pasadena, Calif. Nieto was paralyzed last year when he celebrated by doing his trademark backflip during a training session. "My short-term goal is to walk at our wedding. That's what I'm working towards," said Nieto. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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Two-time Olympic high jumper Jamie Nieto, right, and his fiancee Shevon Stoddart, a Jamaican hurdler, smile as they look at their wedding rings at a jewelry store ahead of their July wedding, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Torrance, Calif. Nieto proposed to the Jamaican hurdler while in a wheelchair as he recovered from a spinal cord injury after a mistimed backflip. Up to 130 steps with no assistance, he fully intends to walk her down the aisle at their wedding on July 22. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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Jamie Nieto, a two-time Olympic high jumper who is recovering from a spinal cord injury, does squats on a board in his apartment ahead of his July wedding, Friday, June 23, 2017, in Los Angeles. Nieto proposed to his fiancée while in a wheelchair as he recovered from a spinal cord injury after a mistimed backflip. Up to 130 steps with no assistance, he fully intends to walk her down the aisle at their wedding on July 22. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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Two-time Olympic high jumper Jamie Nieto shares a laugh with specialist Skye Severns, not pictured, while taking a short break at Project Walk paralysis recovery center ahead of his July wedding, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Claremont, Calif. Nieto proposed to his fiancee while in a wheelchair as he recovered from a spinal cord injury after a mistimed backflip. Up to 130 steps with no assistance, he fully intends to walk her down the aisle at their wedding on July 22. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)