Paralympian Cyclist Eyes Olympics after “Miracle” Cures Her Paralysis

Paralympian Cyclist Eyes Olympics after “Miracle” Cures Her Paralysis

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Monique van der Vorst Facebook photo-fullParalympic silver medallist Monique van der Vorst has miraculously become an able-bodied Olympic hopeful after a crash reversed her paralysis.

Paralysed from the hip down since she was 13, the 27-year-old handcyclist was hit by a bicycle last year while training in her wheelchair for the 2012 London Paralympics.

While recovering from the trauma, van der Vorst’s feet started to tingle and miraculously she began to move them again.

(READ the full story from Reuters)

Thanks to Craig Withers for submitting the story!

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