The Kathryn Mahoney Story – Part 2

  • BY Lisa Byington
  • 3.13.12

Kathryn Mahoney was tabbed to be MSU’s top all-around gymnast for the ’10-’11 season. But a vaulting accident during practice left her paralyzed from the waist down. In part two of her story, WLNS’ Lisa Byington follows Mahoney through a day of rehab and recovery.


about the author

Lisa Byington has worked for BTN, FOX, CBS, Turner, and ESPN. She earned her BSJ and MSJ from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She also played four years of basketball and two years of soccer for the Wildcats.