Paralympian Cyclist Regains Use of Her Legs After Crash

I saw this story on the BBC News, check out the article from

A Paralympic cyclist may represent her country in the Olympics after a bike crash miraculously gave her back the use of her legs. Monique van der Vorst, 27, was paralysed from the waist down and had been confined to a wheelchair for 13 years. Powering a bike with her hands, she had represented the Netherlands at the Paralympic Games and won two silver medals. But last year, after being knocked off her bike, her feet started to tingle, and within months, she was able to walk again.

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