Month: February 2022

Inspirational Wednesday: Paralympian Cato Zahl Pedersen walked to the South Pole and climbed Mount Everest

Cato Zahl Pedersen is a Norwegian Paralympian, who always liked a challange. He won 13 gold medals and a silver medal across summer and winter Paralympic Games.  At the age of 14 Pedersen lost both arms as a result of an accident. He climbed a live electric pole and his arms had to be amputated. …

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Inspirational Wednesday: Paralympian Francisca Mardones gets her own Barbie

American toy firm Mattel aims to diversify the product line of Barbies. Chilean Paralympian, who is wheelchair-bound, has become one of the latest subjects of the famous doll.  Mardones participated in the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. She was the standard-bearer of the Chilean team. As a representative of Chile, she competed in wheelchair tennis and, latterly, …

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