When Andrew suffered a spinal cord injury that left him paralyzed, he decided to try a different kind of sport, and now he’s going for gold!
Andrew Kurka suffered from a spinal cord injury when he was only 13 years old, and subsequently lost the use of his legs. Andrew had high hopes of becoming a professional athlete but, to him, it seemed like those dreams were shattered. But his athletic days weren’t over! When his physical therapist suggested monoskiing, Andrew found a new dream! He fell in love with the sport and is now competing for gold!