Christian Wenk

Christian Wenk

Christian Wenk grew up in Greifensee/CH and studie the piano a lot after his Matura (High School Degree). He was Swiss champion with Duathlon and even World Champion shortly before he had a severe accident with a high paraplegia. Nevertheless he faced his 2second life” actively, got his medical degree in 2002 working as MD ever since, having his own office since 2014 in Schenkon/CH.

He still makes a lot of sports with handbike, was trainer of the Swiss national team.

And he plays piano, performing Beetoven´s 3rd piano concerto in 2003, Grieg piano concerto in 2006 and Geshwin´s Rhapsody in Blue in 2010 as examples for more.

In 2013 he founded the Christian Wenk foundation and sponsors projects as schoole in Afghanistan and Myanmar.

After difficult years 2017 thru 2020 with 41 operations and amputation of his legs he enjoys his 3rd life as a great encore. His message despite of paraplegia an without legs: ” I am locking of nothing!” He wants to encourage people with handicaps and inspire them to embrace fate and take use of what is available.

his testimonial to embrace life (english subtitles)


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