Love, rice and thin air were the only ingredients Jan Dettwyler, aka “Seven,” had to live on when he started out, performing in front of crowds of nine people, all of whom he knew by name.
Although Beni Huggel didn’t start out as a professional soccer player until he was 21, he did it right: he was a seven-time Swiss champion with FC Basel and earned 41 caps for the Swiss national team. Now 41, he is embarking on a new career in executive coaching.
She’s a woman who catches the eye—attractive, intelligent, funny. And living proof that even when you’re ill, you don’t have to look it.
Federal Chancellor Walter Thurnherr, TV presenter Nina Ruge, former soccer star Beni Huggel, former ski racer Marco Büchel, entrepreneur Carolina Müller-Möhl.
They are just some of the 24 exceptional people who shared their lives’ ups and downs in an in-depth interview with Anna Maier in 2018.
He wasn’t the most talented, but his fighting spirit took him to the top. Until one morning, when he could hardly get out of the starting gate.
She suffered two miscarriages, lost a baby immediately after giving birth, and one of her three sons was born with Down syndrome. And yet, despite all this, Priska Ming, 49, believes that everything happens for a reason.
Renata Heusser Jungman’s 10-year-old son suffers from Dravet syndrome, a rare form of severe epilepsy which is thought to be untreatable.
As the “eighth member” of the Federal Council, Federal Chancellor Walter Thurnherr acts an advisor to the Swiss federal government. He does his job so well that he’s being considered as a successor to Doris Leuthard, a departing federal councilor for the political party CVP (Christian Social Party).
How does a man who cooked in top London restaurants to world’s crisis-hit areas and conflict zones wind up as a General Manager in the Maldives? From the First Gulf War to a tourist paradise – a conversation about culture shocks, crises and a life on the run.
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