Cathrine Bergan was previously an active athlete and had her life turned upside down from being a football goalkeeper every day to no longer being able to get out of the apartment. After she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in October 2017, she has received aids that allow her to live an almost similar life as before and has now been completely hooked on a sport, namely parafencing. Something she never thought she would start with or was interested in before. Cathrine is now Norway’s first and so far only parafencer and has made Norwegian fencing history after the tournament in Estonia.
She is now betting heavily on OL2024 and representing Norway with the flag on her chest as the first parafencer from Norway.
Sports have always been important for Cathrine growing up and in her situation today, especially physical activity is important for her mental health and quality of life.
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