“I wanted it to end, I was done.”
It is now well-known that Tyler Wright was struck down with an evil dose of influenza A in 2018 while competing in South Africa that vanished her from the tour for over a year. However, what wasn’t as clear was the unrelenting hell she endured during that time after developing post-viral syndrome.
In this piece by 60-Minutes, Tyler opens up about there nightmarish journey while battling the syndrome both physical and mental, her road to recovery, and eventual runner up finish upon her return to competition at Maui.
It’s a riveting piece that will have you feeling eternally grateful for your health, and also inspired by Tyler’s determination to beat the syndrome that she says “Broke me to my core”.