Paraplegic Skier Returns Home From Antarctica

Sparks native Grant Korgan and his team were greeted by a fan club of 50 after a brutal 100 mile ski trek to the South Pole.

"This project was incredibly difficult and I would say the most physically taxing two weeks of my life," says Grant Korgan.

This coming from the man who was paralyzed from the waist down less than two years ago in a snowmobiling accident.

"It's the culmination and the beginning of his recovery," Shawna Korgan.

You'd think after skiing to the South Pole, Grant would want a little bit of a break, but he says he's got more challenges planned for the future.

"Although my body's been broken in the past, my spirit never can be and so the projects in the future that we aim to take on and achieve, they'll be in the same vein of possibility through positivity," says Grant Korgan.

Grant has some other secret plans in the works but his next step will be to continue working with Spine Nevada to achieve his goal of 120 percent recovery.


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