Overview: Older How we roll interviews

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Photo: Susanne Boehme sitting on the floor and smiling after a parachute jump; Copyright: private

Susanne Boehme – That's how she rolls


Walking despite a paralysis and being able to fly, although humans are not made to do so - for Susanne Boehme it is all just a question of imagination. Why the parachutist does not allow herself to be deprived of her sport and why there is hardly any increase to her previous life, she tells us at REHACARE.com.
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Photo: Shona Cobb smiling at the camera; Copyright: private

Shona Cobb – That's how she rolls


Today, the Internet enables many people to be heard. Also Shona Cobb got a voice through it. At the age of 14, the Brit started her blog. That was six years ago and her blog has grown with her ever since. Why disability rights campaigners inspire her and why the 20-year-old would like to be able to speak more in public, she tells us at REHACARE.com.
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Photo: Eva Papst at the A-Day 2010 with a microphone in her hand; Copyright: Andreas Hafenscher, www.hafenscher.at

Eva Papst – That's how she rolls


Digital accessibility is very important to Eva Papst. This is the only way for the blind Viennese to find her way around the Internet without any problems. That is why she has been working against digital barriers for almost 20 years now. Why she would also wish for a robot guide dog and what role she thinks blind people should play in thrillers, she tells us at REHACARE.com.
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Photo: Jahn Graf; Copyright: private

Jahn Graf – That's how he rolls


Getting into a dialogue with people - meanwhile Jahn Graf has made this his professional task: On his YouTube channel "Jahn's Rolling World" he meets people with and without disabilities. His aim is to break down barriers in people's minds. Why the dialogue as communication form is so important to him and what he would like to be, he tells us at REHACARE.com.
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Photo: Martina Gollner; Copyright: Martina Gollner

Martina Gollner – That's how she rolls


Founding a company is a hard step for many people. Martina Gollner simply dared it. The woman living in Vienna, Austria, does not feel comfortable with being dependent on others and enjoys the freedom of not having to. Why she moved from her home village in Styria to the Austrian capital and why the opportunity to help shape also means responsibility, she tells us at REHACARE.com.
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Photo: Paola Klokler in a wheelchair basketball game while Rio 2016; Copyright: private

Paola Klokler – That's how she rolls


When asked about her qualities, Paola Klokler answers with stubbornness, she doesn't give up easily and being hyperactive. The number 14 of the Brazilian national team in wheelchair basketball always tries to improve herself and approach perfection. Why she wants to go on a sightseeing tour, even though she has already traveled a lot, she tells us at REHACARE.com.
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Photo: Timur Oruz; Copyright: Patrick Styrnol

Timur Oruz – That's how he rolls


Family man, national hockey player and medical student - all this is Timur Oruz. Determined and ambitious are also appropriate descriptions. The 23-year-old was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of six. But he would not let it slow him down. Why diabetes also has potential for him and what his first official action as Commissioner for the Disabled would be, he tells us at REHACARE.com.
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Photo: Conny Runge while her Zumba® class; Copyright: private

Conny Runge – That's how she rolls


Sport is her great passion, especially dancing. As the first certified Zumba® trainer, Conny Runge is now trying to establish wheelchair Zumba® as a fitness program. Which sports she would like to try and what else she is interested in besides sports, she tells us on REHACARE.com.
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Photo: Christian Tiffert during his trip in Russia; Copyright: Christian Tiffert

Christian Tiffert – That's how he rolls


"The boundaries are in your head! The rest is endurance and organization," says Christian Tiffert. Together with his seven assistants, the quadriplegics travelled 8,000 kilometres through Russia last year. Why he is afraid of a trip around Cape Horn though and what role his former professor plays in his life, he tells us at REHACARE.com.
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Photo: Tim Stratmann; Copyright: Jannes Tilicke

Tim Stratmann – That's how he rolls


For Tim Stratmann many things about human behavior are strange and yet it is him who often seems strange to other people. The 30-year-old is autistic, but only got the diagnosis at the age of 29. What he would like to do and why he asks people not to bend, he tells us at REHACARE.com.
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