Karin Korb (born 1967) is a retired American wheelchair tennis player of German parentage who competed in international level events. She has participated at the Summer Paralympics twice. She was the first disabled person to receive a Division I athletic scholarship to Georgia State University to play intercollegiate wheelchair tennis. Prior to entering Georgia State and earning her master's degree there, Korb graduated with a bachelor's counterpart from Division III and thus non-scholarship Kean University in her birth state, New Jersey.
|Country (sports)||United States|
|Residence||Birmingham, Alabama, United States|
|Born||1967 (age 53–54)|
Passaic, New Jersey, United States
|Plays||Right-handed (one-handed backhand)|
|College||Kean University (undergraduate)|
Georgia State University
|Highest ranking||No. 11 (June 12, 2000)|
|Paralympic Games||1st Round (2000, 2004)|
|Highest ranking||No. 11 (August 7, 2000)|
|Other doubles tournaments|
|Paralympic Games||1st Round (2004)|
When she was 17, Korb broke her back after falling badly from a gymnastics vault which left her paralyzed from the waist down and has used a wheelchair since the accident. Raised in Clifton, New Jersey, she graduated from Clifton High School, where she was chosen as homecoming queen in her senior year.
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- "HCHSA Insider: Karin Korb pays it forward with paralympic athletes". Texas Sports Nation. Houston Chronicle. September 21, 2018. Retrieved November 4, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Washburn, Lindy. "Invincible Karin battles the odds", The Record, November 4, 1984. Retrieved July 12, 2020. "This year's Clifton High School homecoming queen, a 17-year-old senior named Karin Korb, seems to have everything going for her everything, that is, except use of her legs."
- "Meet Two-Time Paralympian Karin Korb". Style Blue Print. July 10, 2020.
- "Life Enrichment". Atlanta Best Self Magazine. July 10, 2020.
- "Here's what Karin Korb wants you to know about people with disabilities". AL.com. January 7, 2020.