Paralympic Winter Games
9-18 March

Thomas Pfyl: 3 reasons to watch PyeongChang 2018

Swiss alpine skier heading into his fourth Paralympic Winter Games. 27 Aug 2017
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A picture of a man skiing on the slopes

Thomas Pyfl

ⒸMarcus Hartmann
By Ryan Wilson | For the IPC

Thomas Pfyl is back on the slopes following a season-ending injury and excited about the Paralympic season coming ahead.

The Swiss alpine skier had a promising start of the 2016/17 season but an injury on his right leg put an end to his winning streak.

Pfyl, who claimed one silver and one bronze at Torino 2006, is hoping to stay healthy in order to win the only medal still missing from his trophy cabinet, at PyeongChang 2018.

Here, the 30-year-old enumerates three reasons why you should watch next year’s Paralympic Winter Games.

1) Para athletes show greatness of sport on a top level

2) Unique personalities

3) Pure speed