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Gérald Métroz

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Full name  Gerald Roger Metroz
Role  Journalist
Name  Gerald Metroz
Plays  Right Handed
Country (sports)  Switzerland

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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.

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Tragedy

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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.

Paralympics

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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.

Books

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  • "Soudain un train", Jacques Briod, Editions Autrement (Paris, 2001), German translation "Ich lass mich nicht behindern", Jacques Briod, Scherz Verlag (2002)
  • Films

  • Gérald Métroz - Elle est pas belle, la vie? by Jean-François Amiguet (2006)

  • Gérald Métroz engeraldmetrozcom Just another WordPress site

    References

    Gérald Métroz Wikipedia


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