Curtis Lovejoy 5X Paralympic Champion and Gold Medalist
Q: Can you please tell us who is Mr. Curtis Lovejoy?
A: The first thing that comes to my mind is, love-able, humble but dope. Sometimes I do the unthinkable and try to build a transparent life. What you see is what you get.
Q: You allowed a life-altering event, to become life-changing. Going from being afraid to swim to conquering your fears and now mastering the water, how did that feel the first time you did it on your own?
A: It was amazing, to say the least. One thing about the water, you have to learn how to respect it. When I began to do that I knew that this is what God had set for my life.
Q: What motivated you to go for it and join the Paralympics?
A: It all began with God saying “swim.” I had never heard of it at all until after my accident. I decided to research it myself.
Q: How does it feel to be a 9-time gold medalist?
A: Once I won the first medal it was like I really knew I had a calling on my life. It was amazing. People 5 and 10 years down the line recognized me. I felt like I inspired people. So it means that you share the moment with everyone you come in contact with. The feeling can sometimes seem unexplainable but you always remember the moment. My website is www.TheCurtisLovejoy.com, Curtis Lovejoy on Facebook
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