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|Full name||Gérald Roger Métroz|
16 May 1962|
|Official website||Gérald Métroz's Website|
|Highest ranking||No. 22 (31 August 1993)|
|Highest ranking||No. 9 (06 September 1994)|
|Last updated on: 17 October 2012.|
His life changed drastically in 1964, losing both of his legs when he was hit by a train when he was at the train station of his hometown. Despite this tragedy, he has made an adventure of his life. Métroz participated in the 1996 Paralympic Games in Atlanta, with support from friends and family. He is also a popular public speaker at presentations and conferences because of his experiences. He is founder of the company Gérald Métroz Sports Consulting.
- "Soudain un train", Jacques Briod, Editions Autrement (Paris, 2001), German translation "Ich lass mich nicht behindern", Jacques Briod, Scherz Verlag (2002)
- Gérald Métroz - Elle est pas belle, la vie? by Jean-François Amiguet (2006)
- Charles Forsdick, Feroza Basu, Siobhán Shilton New approaches to twentieth-century travel literature in French 2006 Page 197 "In Soudain un train, for example, Gérald Métroz, who has no legs at all, conjectures that the presence of legs would not alter his fundamental identity as a subjective human being"
- "Player Profile - Metroz, Gerald (SUI)". ITF tennis. Retrieved 17 October 2012.
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