The Kathryn Mahoney Story – Part 1

  • BY Lisa Byington
  • 3.13.12

Kathryn Mahoney was expected to be MSU’s top all-around gymnast in the ’10-’11 season. But on a December day in 2010, Mahoney fell during a vaulting practice. She was paralyzed from the waist down.


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.