Podcast: 'I would love to walk again... [But] if I had the possibility to turn back time I guess I would stay like this,' Paralysed Olympian Thomas Fogdö

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Thomas Fogdö was one of the best slalom skiers in the world, but his life took an unexpected turn when he broke his back in a training accident. Despite now being in a wheelchair, the Swede has continued to give back to the sport he loves so much, and now helps others who have suffered similar injuries.

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What is the Olympic Channel Podcast?

A sport podcast, hosted by Ed Knowles, each episode of the Olympic Channel Podcast aims to inspire and motivate you with interviews from the world's best athletes. Discover the workouts and mentality it takes to succeed in one of the planet's toughest tests: the Olympic Games. Whether it's wrestling, swimming, figure skating, weightlifting, or gymnastics - this sports podcast will have you living your best life in no time. Past guests include four-time Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles, Olympic champion wrestler Jordan Burroughs, world champion sprinter Dina Asher-Smith, and double Olympic champion cyclist Kristina Vogel.