U.S. former soldier participated in the Paralympic Games and won three gold medals
London, September 8, 2012
Brad Snyder was a U.S. soldier who specialized in defusing explosives. However, on September 7, 2011, the calculations failed and a bomb exploded near his face, blinding him. A year and a day later, Snyder won three gold medals at the Paralympics Games of London. He is an example of effort and self-improvement.
Yesterday, he won his third gold medal in the 400 meter freestyle. The 28 years old man had practiced swimming as a boy and returned him after his accident.
“It is an honor and a privilege to be here serving my country, but in another way I used to,” Snyder said, adding: “my presence can inspire others in this situation, to see that you can move forward. I know from my experience what means a change in our lives, but we must fight every day. “
He also confessed that already points to participate in the Rio 2016 Games, but he wants to participate in the triathlon.