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Listen to the events of the 4th Winter World Transplant Games from Switzerland using the streaming Real links. If you don't already have it, you can download the free RealPlayer software.


A Conversation with Reg Green
18 January 2001, Nendaz

The father of Nicholas Green discusses the Games,
organ donation, and " the Nicholas effect " with
TransWeb's Bob Garypie.
More about Nicholas .
      English. 16 minutes, 27 seconds.
      Real Audio


Daily Medal Ceremonies
Centre Sportif, Nendaz

Monday, 15 January 2001
      Complete Medal Ceremony

      English. 14 minutes, 07 seconds.

Tuesday, 16 January 2001
      Interview with two members of the Slovenian team
      prior to medals ceremony
      English and German. 3 minutes, 04 seconds.

Naoshi Tamakuma, the sole representative of Team
      Japan, talks about transplant in Japan and the
      effects of the Games on donation
      English and Japanese. 1 minute, 57 seconds.

      Claire Billères from Team France from Paris
      discusses transplant and sports, and includes a
      mesage for her family
      English. 2 minutes, 21 seconds.

Thursday, 18 January 2001
      Andor Baranyat, a kidney transplant recipient
      from the Hungarian team, talks with TransWeb's
      Peter Ottlakan about the parallel slalom
      competition, his life before the transplant, and his
      message to the world about organ donation
English and Hungarian.
3 minutes, 9 seconds.
      Real Audio

Opening Ceremonies
14 January 2001
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Full opening ceremonies.
English, French, German. 26 minutes, 18 seconds.

The Deserter & Farinet open the games.
French. 4 minutes, 22 seconds.

Francis Dumas, President of the Commune of Nendaz.
French. 2 minutes, 11 seconds.

Maurice Slapak, President World Transplant Games Federation.
English and French. 1 minute, 55 seconds.

Letter from Juan Antonio Samaranch, President of the International Olympic Committee, read by Jacqueline Casari.
French. 1 minute, 53 seconds.

Professor Philippe Morel, with a message from B. Gruson, General Director of University Hospitals, Geneva.
French and English. 1 minutes, 01 seconds.

Chief of the races, Jean-Pierre Fournier.
English, French, German. 4 minutes, 49 seconds.

Trix Heberlein, President of the Swiss Transplant Foundation.
English, French, German. 4 minutes, 02 seconds.

Professor Philippe Morel, University Hospitals, Geneva.
English and French. 2 minutes, 06 seconds.

Jacqueline Casari, President of the 4th Winter World Transplant Games.
French. 2 minutes, 04 seconds.

Athletes' vow and official games opening. Beat Gottschalck, Technical Director.
English, French. 1 minutes, 45 seconds.


Giant Slalom

Peter Stoetzer of Hamburg, Germany talks about his skiing, the Winter World Transplant Games, and the upcoming 12th anniversary of his kidney transplant
English. 3 minutes, 13 seconds.

Listen to the story of a youngster from Austria.
English. 0 minutes, 52 seconds.



Experience the biathlon event through the eyes of TransWeb's Bob Merion, who describes the scene and talks with several of the athletes (Judit Berente, Anne Kirkham, and others) before and during the competition.
English. 7 minutes, 35 seconds.
Real Audio




Andrea Schäfer explains curling to TransWeb's Eleanor Jones.
English and German. 5 minutes, 04 seconds.


Nicholas Cup
13 January 2001

Listen to the mother of Matthew, as the young liver transplant recipient makes his way down the slalom course in the Nicholas Cup.
English. 0 minutes, 56 seconds.

Elizabeth Herzig, mother of a 16 year old liver transplant recipient, founded a support group for the parents of Swiss recipients fourteen years ago.
English. 0 minutes, 52 seconds.

Liver transplant recipient Mario Nicholas talks to TransWeb's Matt Quirk.
German. 0 minutes, 41 seconds.

Mario Nicholas' family talks about the need for organ donation.
German and English. 2 minutes, 13 seconds.

Foundation president Trix Heberlein discusses the Swiss Transplant Foundation with TransWeb's Bob Merion.
English. 1 minutes, 32 seconds.


Medical Symposium on Transplantation and Sport
Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève
Geneva, Switzerland 12 January 2001
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Opening Remarks
Mr. B. Gruson - General Director, University Hospitals, Geneva
Mr. G.O. Segond - Minister for Health, Geneva
French. 16 minutes, 22 seconds.

M Slapak, MD - Cromwell Hospital, London
Organ donation: a look at the global problem and solutions
English. 25 minutes, 59 seconds.

Session 1
P Griffen MD - Royal Infirmary, Cardiff
World transplant games
English. 26 minutes, 36 seconds.

M. Kjaer MD - Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen
Physical performance after liver transplantation
English. 21 minutes, 57 seconds.

L. Nicod MD - University Hospitals, Geneva
Exercise tolerance after lung transplantation
English. 19 minutes, 47 seconds.

Mr. Reg Green
English. 8 minutes, 54 seconds.

Mr. Harold M. Stupp
English. 2 minutes, 34 seconds.

Session 2
J. Poortmanns MD - Free University Hospital, Brussels
Renal response to exercise in kidney transplant recipients
English. 28 minutes, 16 seconds.

R. Rizzoli MD - University Hospitals, Geneva
Cortico-steroids, bone and exercise
English. 23 minutes, 02 seconds.

M. Halle MD - University Hospital, Heidelberg
Exercise after heart transplantation
English. 27 minutes, 03 seconds.

D. Gill MD - Children's Hospital, Dublin
Sport activities in children after renal transplantation
English. 9 minutes, 03 seconds.

Closing Remarks
Ph. Morel MD - University Hospitals, Geneva
English. 3 minutes, 42 seconds.

Medal Ceremonies | Opening Ceremonies | Giant Slalom | Parallel Slalom
Curling | Nicholas Cup | Medical Symposium