When he was 18, Michaël Jeremiasz became paraplegic after a ski accident. One year later and he was the French champion in wheelchair tennis. A four-time Paralympic medallist, disability advocate, father and founder of non-profit Comme les Autres, Jeremiasz doesn’t shy away from life’s challenges and uses sport as a tool for social inclusion.
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