AUGUST 24, 2017

An interview with Tinkesh Kaushik, from India

When I was 9 years old,
11.000 volt made me an amputee

How old are you and from where?
I am 24 years old and from India.

How you became an amputee?
When I was 9 years old, I got an energy shock from 11.000 volt, that made me an amputee, double below the knee and left above the elbow.

What is your profession?
I get training for the next Asian Paralympics cycling championship.

Is India very wheelchair accessible?
No, not at all.

We could see that you also like to swim?
Yes, I was 2 days in a swimming training camp, I like many sports.

Two movies from Tinkesh on his bycicle:


His interview is also in the magazine