Together with several skydivers, Karina Hollekim was in a Cessna 10,000 feet above Lake Geneva, waiting to hurl herself off in a demonstration jump at the Paragliding World Cup in Villeneuve, Switzerland.
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 29, 2018, with the headline 'You'll never walk again, she was told - but she did'. Print Edition | Subscribe
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