Aaron Baker has walked across Death Valley, biked in three Los Angeles marathons, and pedaled his way across the country twice. These athletic feats would be considered amazing accomplishments for most people; for Aaron, who was told by doctors that he had a one in a million chance of recovering from a Motocross accident that left him with a severe spinal cord injury at the age of 20, these accomplishments are even more impressive. Aaron’s remarkable recovery and efforts will be the subject of an upcoming film, entitled Coming to my Senses. The filmmakers aim to use Aaron’s passion for adventure, both before and after paralysis, as a portrait of movement: to explore how movement relates to one’s goals and dreams and how it changes one’s motivations and perspectives. The film focuses on the shifting values which occur when one must focus less on doing and more on being.

For Aaron, the...