Paralympian's accident sparks recovery

Dutch Paralympic athlete selected for professional cycling team after recovering use of limbs in a training accident.

    Al Jazeera's Anton Sensky reports on the incredible case of Paralympic wheelchair athlete Monique van der Vorst, who has a shot at competing in the able-bodied 2016 Rio Olympics after an accident in training gave her back the full use of her legs.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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