BC Para-Nordic athlete Jody Barber ready for Games

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From an athlete profile of  BC paralympian Jody Barber by Yvonne Zacharias  in today’s Vancouver Sun:

Philosophy of life: “Life is 10 per cent what happens to you and 90 per cent how you respond to it. You have to find an activity that you love so you’ll want to keep doing it and want to improve. You don’t really know right away how that lifestyle will benefit you. I remember talking to my mom a few days after my accident and I said that for the last year-and-a-half, I thought I was training for this huge triathlon but really, I was training to save my arm. I just didn’t know that at the time.”

Read the full profile here.

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