This is not the kind of story we like to report. In fact, we are stunned. The Washington Post reports that Cody Iorns, the amazing double amputee who impressed all of us with his paddling skills and determination died last night in the Chesapeake Bay.
Here’s the Post’s brief story:
“A paddle boarder died Wednesday evening while in the Chesapeake Bay near Annapolis, Md., officials said.
The Maryland Natural Resources Police said in a Twitter message that the paddle boarder was identified as Cody Iorns, 25, of Washington, D.C. He was paddle boarding off Tolly Point, according to officials.
The natural resources police said he had a “medical emergency.”
According to WJLA, Iorns was a double amputee. He had served as a field medic in the Army before he lost both his arms in a motorcycle accident two years ago.”
Here is what the Capital SUP crew posted