Surviving bobsleigh crash

­Irina Skvortsova – Bobsleigh Racer
Big-time sports can bring either great success, or great desperation. Athletes break their backs to become the best, put aside their entire lives… but a single accident can make all the efforts go down the drain. Two years ago promising Russian bobsleigh racer Irina Skvortsova was terribly injured during a European Cup training session. She went trough numerous surgeries, almost losing her leg, but she’s getting better and is not going to give up. So was it easy not to lose heart amid such a tragedy? And what are her plans for the nearest future, when she recovers? We’re asking the heroine herself. Irina Skvortsova is in the studio today.