LISTEN: Josh Sundquist Talks Paralympics on NPR

Josh Sundquist

Josh Sundquist

Paralympic ski racer and Cancer Survivor

Josh Sundquist: Premiere Speakers BureauThis week Premiere exclusive Josh Sundquist spoke about his path to the Paralympics with NPR affiliate WAMU 88.5.

The 2010 Winter Paralympics begin next week in Vancouver, utilizing the same courses and stadiums used in the recent Winter Olympics.

Sundquist, who lost one of his legs during a childhood battle with cancer, was a member of the 2006 Paralympic ski team.

"It was amazing," he said of his Paralympic experience. "To have my parents there, who had told me that I was going to lose my leg to cancer and that I might die ... was a pretty amazing thing."

The full 25-minute segment from The Kojo Nnamdi Show can be heard online here.

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