Desirée Vila: “It took me more than a year to upload a photo with the prosthesis to social networks”

Desirée Vila-Amputee and Sport

The young Paralympic athlete combines elite competition with informative talks and her YouTube channel, where she explains her story of overcoming It is curious the idea that makes us believe in the existence of a force, god or thing – give it whatever name you want – that marks the events of our lives, something … Read more

Amputee Snowboarding While Pregnant

Amputee Snowboarding

Snowboarding is my passion and one of my favorite activities, so it was difficult for me not to ride every day Last week I wanted to go for a ride with my husband, and we decided to film it, and also share everything about my prosthesis, what devices I use and why, and just any … Read more

Yady Fernández: From Footballer to Paralympic Cyclist

Yady Fernandez

“The sadder your story, the stronger your smile must be”: Yady Fernández The Colombian Yady Fernández, who suffered a traffic accident in Guayaquil, Ecuador, is today an example of improvement and resilience. Yady tells us about her recovery process and how she became a Paralympic rider after losing her left leg. How was life after … Read more

#RisingPhoenix global social party to celebrate film’s release


Athletes and Para sports fans invited to watch Netflix movie about Paralympic Games together and share reactions using #RisingPhoenix A #RisingPhoenix social party to celebrate the ground-breaking Paralympics documentary launch will be held on Saturday (29 August) at 9 p.m. CEST. Athletes and their families, teams, coaches and friends; and Para sport fans around the world … Read more