1. ‘Sport saved my life.’ How powerlifting world champion Monique Newton overcame cancer + a suicide attempt

    ‘Sport saved my life.’ How powerlifting world champion Monique Newton overcame cancer + a suicide attempt

    Monique Newton is aiming for her fourth title at the World Powerlifting Championships in Florida, USA in October (c) Monique Newton’s Twitter page About four years ago, Monique Newton scoured the internet for obscure sports. She needed something to focus her energy on; something to take her away from the challenges in her life. At 18, Monique had already recovered from cancer, overcome homelessness and battled through depression and a suicide attempt.

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