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Circus Aerialist Walking Again Months After Amsterdam Fall

Uzbek acrobat Kristina Vorobeva, who fell 10 meters during a circus performance in Amsterdam in January, can walk again, her physiotherapist said to Hart van Nederland on Sunday. “We expect her to walk out, on crutches, at the end of April,” physiotherapist Mireille Pont said.

“Her rehabilitation was very intensive. She couldn’t do anything when she came in. She could only move her feet,” Pont said. The physiotherapist expects that Vorobeva will eventually be able to walk without assistance, but full recovery may take another two years. Whether she will be able to perform again, Pont did not want to speculate. “She was a world class trapeze artist. It seems impossible to me to get back to that same level, but who knows, she might surprise us.”…

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