Montreal: Jani Barré, a wheelchair marathoner
She hoped to finish the Montreal Marathon in 5 hours. She did 42.2 km in 4 h 12 min 30 s, and all that … in a wheelchair!
Originally from Saint Hyacinthe, Jani Barré, 39, is a comedian and author. She became the first Canadian wheelchair to achieve this feat.
With 6 half-marathons 21.1 km to her credit, she proved once again that nothing is impossible with the will.
With the disease of glass bones, this fighter spent more than half of her life in bed in a hospital, to prevent her bones from b