After Devastating Injury, Austrian Pole Vaulter Is Breathing On Her Own

After Devastating Injury, Austrian Pole Vaulter Is Breathing On Her Own

By Bill Chappell

Doctors say the fall has left Kira Grunberg, 21, a paraplegic — a development that shocked the sports world in Europe and brought offers of emotional and financial support.

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