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Cancer survivor Thomas Walsh: Why skiing saved my life

Thomas Walsh represents Team USA for the second time at the 2022 Winter Paralympic Games. His love of skiing sustained him while he was fighting cancer, and now he’s aiming for a medal in China. Hailing from Vail, Colorado, his friendship with Mikaela Shiffrin goes back to kindergarten with her mother his first ski coach, and her late father one of the doctors helping him in his cancer treatment.

Cancer survivor Thomas Walsh: Why skiing saved my life

Thomas Walsh represents Team USA for the second time at the 2022 Winter Paralympic Games. His love of skiing sustained him while he was fighting cancer, and now he’s aiming for a medal in China. Hailing from Vail, Colorado, his friendship with Mikaela Shiffrin goes back to kindergarten with her mother his first ski coach, and her late father one of the doctors helping him in his cancer treatment.