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Krige Schabort wins wheelchair race for 4th straight time

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Krige Schabort won the Boilermaker Wheelchair Race Sunday for the fourth straight year.

According to the Boston Athletic Association, Schabort came to the United States in 1997 to train and race professionally and continue his racing career that began in 1989.

It was around that time he lost his legs in an explosion while he was serving with the South African military in Angola.

He lives in Cedartown, Georgia with his wife and their two sons.

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