Olympic skier Larisa Yurkiw went from a destroyed knee to representing Canada in 2014 Olympics. Learn how you can recover faster from your next injury. Growing up, I was a pretty reckless athlete. I grasped …
Larisa Yurkiw has been alpine ski racing for Canada on the world stage for almost 10 years. Injury and lack of funding forced Larisa to take her career into her own hands. In 2013, Team Larisa was created.. after raising a budget of $150k to hire a coach and get to the Sochi Winter Olympics, Larisa had her most successful year of her life. Both her injuries and entrepreneurial circumstances have enabled Larisa to continue expanding her horizons. She’s redefining resilience and learned to take responsibility for her mind and body. Larisa believes in ‘practicing what you preach’.. the best way to speak strongly about being brave and persistent is to live it.
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