Simone Barlaam: The Italian Paralympian Ready To Take Centre Stage In Tokyo

A para swimmer from Italy and a mechanical engineering student, Simone Barlaam, went through 13 surgeries at a very young age. He found his love for swimming, but the journey was often a winding one. Going from nearly giving up his sport to coming back and making it to the Paralympic team – in this interview Simone shares why his dream is still to make it to the Paralympics in Tokyo and what other aspirations and talents aside from the sport he has.