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A quick conversation: Stephani Victor and Marcel Kuonen


Spouses Stephani Victor and Marcel Kuonen share the story of how Marcel came to be Stephani’s skiing coach after an accident that caused her to lose her legs. Stephani competed in four Paralympic games starting in 2002, winning a total of five medals for alpine skiing.  

Listen: “I was ready to take on the world when my life took a dramatic turn.”


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