How I became a Paralympic Archer

September 8 2016

Mikey became spinal cord injured during an assault course in the army. Today he's using a bow instead of a firearm, and made it to Paralympics in Rio!

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Topics: Sports and leisure, Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

Sports was my rescue

August 18 2016

As a kid he was a promising soccer player. Growing up in the country, the soccer field was his whole world. But after an illness his life took a sudden turn. Today he is playing basketball and rugby – in a chair.

Read about Mikael who took his life back with help from his biggest passion – sports.

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Topics: Sports and leisure, Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)

A kidney failure almost ended his life — but not his love for it

June 9 2016

Taneli Tenhunen has had a spinal cord injury from birth, and reveals my own prejudice towards those who use a wheelchair. Taneli can’t fly either, but close enough.

He made it to the Paralympics in Beijing and now he is planning his comeback in the tennis court. Next stop Tokyo, 2020!

You can’t fly, right? But probably you don’t think about that much? I can’t walk and I don’t think about that much…
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Topics: Sports and leisure, Spinal Cord Injury (SCI)