Giusy Versace is the Eagle of the Venice Carnival 2015

Thursday 5 February

The Paralympic athlete Giusy Versace will be the Eagle of the Carnival 2015, a symbol of courage and strength.

Giusy will climb down from the Bell Tower to the stage of the Grand Theatre of St. Mark's Square Sunday 15 at 12:00 pm , in a very intense and touching moment .

" I'm excited and curious to live this experience That will take me from the athletics rink to the descent from the bell tower of St. Mark , " said the athlete today During the press conference . " Interpreting the Eagle Carnival flatter me a lot , Because this flight for sure will symbolizes strength and courage . "

Giusy Versace In 2005 lost Both legs in a terrible car accident . This happening forced her to change her life .

A year and a half after this tragic event and an hard work Giusy get back walking by herself and since 2010 , thanks to the prosthesis Carbon, begins her adventure as Paralympic athlete .

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