|Full name Gerald Roger Metroz|
Name Gerald Metroz
|Plays Right Handed|
Country (sports) Switzerland
|Born 16 May 1962 (age 53)
Martigny, Switzerland (1962-05-16) |
Official website Gerald Metroz\'s Website
Highest ranking No. 22 (31 August 1993)
Highest ranking No. 9 (06 September 1994)
Gérald Roger Métroz (b.Martigny 1962) is a journalist, sports consultant, writer, and columnist.
His life changed drastically in 1964, losing both of his legs when he was hit by a train when he was at the train station of his hometown. Despite this tragedy, he has made an adventure of his life. Métroz participated in the 1996 Paralympic Games in Atlanta, with support from friends and family. He is also a popular public speaker at presentations and conferences because of his experiences. He is founder of the company Gérald Métroz Sports Consulting.
He participated in the 1996 Paralympic Games in Atlanta. He played in the Men's Doubles and the Men's Singles. In the doubles he played with Martin Erni and made it to the Quarterfinals.