Man rappels down building in wheelchair for Special Olympics
Mon, Aug 13, 2012 10:01 AM EDT - KING5 Seattle 3:28
About 160 people rappelled down the side of a 40-story building in downtown Seattle over the weekend, raising $225,000 for Special Olympics Washington in the "Over the Edge' event.
But one of those people did something no one in the state of Washington has ever done: he rappelled down the skyscraper in his wheelchair.
Dale Doornek, who has been a paraplegic since a motorcycle accident in 1994, wanted to send a message.
"People with any type of physical disability, mental disability, don't let that stop y