Jamie Nieto

Step by halting step, Nieto walks down aisle with his wife

Step by halting step, former Olympic high jumper Jamie Nieto made good on his vow to walk wife Shevon down the aisle after their wedding and out the door to a waiting limousine.

It was roughly 130 steps, with a stop halfway down the aisle of the small church to kiss his bride for a gaggle of photographers.

No cane, no walker. Just Nieto holding onto his wife's left hand for support.

The two-time Olympian fulfilled his vow Saturday, 15 months after suffering a spinal cord injury on a misjudged backflip that left him partially paralyzed, with no feeling in his hands or feet. Doctors didn't know if he'd walk again.

Nieto, 40, was determined to defy his doctors and...