Podcast: “Sports Gave Me my Life Back” – Aron Anderson

Aron Anderson…

…swam from Sweden to Finland
…participated in four Olympic Games
…won the Wings for Life World Run in the world record distance of 94.14 km. 

The extraordinary thing is: the Swedish-born athlete accomplishes these amazing feats in a wheelchair.

Back to Life through Sports

Aron was diagnosed with cancer at the young age of 8. “The tumor was so aggressive that I was paralyzed from the waist down and have been in a wheelchair since,” tells the 31-year-old. But Aron didn’t let that stop him. He found his way back to life through sports…

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