12/06/2023 09:50 PM | Click to read full article
When Sarah Almagro was 18 she suffered meningococcal meningitis and surgeons had to amputate both her hands and feet. Her dreams of becoming a surfer appeared to be dashed. But only three years later, she took part in the World Para Surfing Championships in the United States and finished second. "I had four prostheses and a silver around my neck. It is something that I would never have imagined after everything that happened. People should never throw in the towel," she told.