Thomas Geierspichler, Austria (1976)

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Thomas Geierspichler is a six times European Champion, four times World Champion and double Paralympics Gold Medalist in Wheel Chair Racing. Only two years after he sat in a racing chair for the first time, Thomas wins a Bronze Medal in the men’s marathon of the Paralympic Games at Sydney in 2000. This was the start of what was to become a one-of-a-kind sports career that was crowned with a Gold Medal in the Marathon of the Paralympic Games at Beijing 2008. Thomas wrote a book where he tells his story and how he found his path from misery to victory, also thanks to his strong belief in Jesus. Wheelchair: Küschall Champion

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