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Bibian Mentel

Categories: Snowboarding
Let difficulties make us better, not bitter.
From: Utrecht Netherlands
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Tags Paralympics

Bibian Mentel was faced with bone cancer twice and with metastasis of the bone cancer to her lungs three times. This did not prevent her from participating in sport, on the contrary. Four months after the amputation, she was back on her snowboard and 7 months later was once again Dutch Champion of the fit and able!

Bibian (27-09-1972) is the reigning world champion for Para-Snowboarding and won the first Para-Snowboarding gold medal at the Paralympic Winter Games 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

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Mentelity Foundation

Mentelity Foundation

Mentelity Foundation

The Mentelity Foundation is an initiative of pro-snowboarder Bibian Mentel and aims to get children and young adults with disabilities to fully exercise. And not just sports but extreme boardsports.

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