Skarstein’s reasons to watch PyeongChang 201824.06.2017
Norwegian Nordic skier tells us what to look out for at next year’s Paralympic Winter Games.
“People are overcoming challenges that they didn’t know were there with solutions that no one has heard of."
She won two medals at the World Championships, as well as a medal at every World Cup last season. After finishing sixth in the cross-country world rankings, she’ll have high hopes for a medal in South Korea.
Here are Skarstein’s three reasons why you should be excited about PyeongChang 2018.
“It’s extremely exciting because the races are so tight – it will be interesting to see who can do the best and win.”
“People are overcoming challenges that they didn’t know were there with solutions that no one has heard of. It gives you the feeling that everything is possible. The Games are inspirational – many of us live in a bubble of our own life so it’s good to broaden our horizons.”
United through sport
“As a world, we need to be more united – to see that we can be together in one world and that we’re connected. Sport unites people – you can cheer for all the teams and get to know others’ teams.”
The Paralympic Winter Games will take place in PyeongChang from 9-18 March 2018.