Yasmin Nilson, Sweden (1983)

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Yasmin entered Sweden’s public attention, when she published her Book „Yasmin – When Life took a dive“ 2012 and deeply touched her readers. Within six months only, she sold out the first edition. In her Blog textyasmin.se she writes about her life and reflects, what it means to live in our world with a spinal injury. On her popular podcast called www.timglasetpod.se she’s interviewing interesting people which have some form of disability. Just months before she wanted to start her dancing studies, she broke her neck in a diving accident and became a C4-C5 quadriplegic. Yasmin also is a lecturer and gives inspirational speeches, where she talks about how she survived and fought back her life. Wheelchair: THE KSL

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