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Birthday bio: Happy birthday Marc “Märcu” Fürst

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Happy birthday 27th Marc “Märcu” Fürst!  If you don’t know who Fürst is, he is a member of Swiss powerchair hockey team Rolling Thunder Bern.

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Playing as a goalkeeper, number 35 Fürst first took up powerchair hockey in 2009 and played his whole club career for  Rolling Thunder Bern. He competes using a M 400 S powerchair.

He’s yet to earn a callup to the Swiss national side, but has played internationally for his club. They played in a club competition in 2013 in Hard, Austria where his team came away victorious.

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Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees.

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