Meet Mariano Menor the proud husband of the amazing Teresa Perales, she is the Spanish Paralympic Swimmer who many describe as the Michael Phelps of the Paralympics.
37-year-old Teresa Perales from Zaragoza, Spain is one of the most successful and amazing Paralympics swimmer in the world, she won her first gold medal at the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens and has continue to win them ever since, these days Teresa has won 6 gold medals, 6 silver and 10 Bronze medals and you can be sure they will keep coming.
Teresa was called as the Michael Phelps of the Paralympics by the Huffington Post, Teresa a politician and book author she lost the mobility from the waist down at the age of 19, due to a peripheral neuropathy. Part of her physical therapy was swimming which she hated at first but after a month she was competing.
Teresa got married to her husband Mariano Menor on January 8th, 2005 and in 2010 they welcomed their son Mariano into their lives. Mariano helped his wife with the writing of their best seller “Mi Vida Sobre Ruedas” (My life on Wheels).
40-year-old Mariano Menor also from Zaragoza, Spain graduated with a degree in communications from the University of Navarra. Since February 2006 he works as a producer of news and sports television Aragon, Aragon regional chain. Before he was a member of the Board of Directors of Antena Aragón Television, producer of Half Light presented and directed by Mari Cruz Soriano, head of Events and Special Programs and Deputy Information Services.
Mariano Menor has worked in sports programs Onda Cero Zaragoza and local chain Radio Ebro and in print, in newspapers El Mundo de Castilla y León and Entrepreneurs Navarra.