Sofia Righetti

gold medallist Paralympics

Sofia Righetti is an activist for animal rights and people with disabilities. She was a champion in the 2014 Paralympic 2014 alpine skiing (gold medal in the giant slalom and silver in the slalom). At 5 months she was diagnosed with a congenital heart defect: during surgery, due to an error ischemia occurred in the spinal cord that caused spinal paralysis and the loss of use of her legs.

A graduate in Philosophy from the University of Bologna, she is the presenter of  the 2016 web series Sofia rocks - Inviato speciale, a journey into the world of disability.

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