Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 18, 2013
2012 London Paralympic Gold Medalist, Mallory Weggemann (http://www.factory-agency.com/athletes/mallory-weggemann), will be sharing her athletic trials and tribulations on April 20 at the Suburban Seahawks Swim Club with the Middle Atlantic Swimming Disability Clinic. The event will take place from 12p.m. to 3p.m.
Weggemann, who is the main guest speaker for the event, will be joined by Middle Atlantic Board Member and USA Swimmings National Disability Committee member Jon Larson of the Emmaus Aquatic Club, as well as by US Paralympic National Team coaches Brian Loeffler of Loyola University and Andrew Barranco of Merritt Athletic Swimming. This athletic speaking engagement will address and engage with athletes who have cognitive and physical disabilities.
During the event, Weggemann will speak about her life changing obstacle at the age of 18 when she became paralyzed from the waist down after complications from a routine epidural to help treat back pain. Shell also detail her decision to return to the pool just three months after the ordeal to resume her athletic career as a competitive swimmer.
To date, Weggemann has broken National and World records, and is the reigning 50m freestyle Paralympic Champion. Her awards include: