Amy Purdy's TED Talk: Living Beyond Limits
In this video, Amy Purdy's message is a powerful testament about using our challenges to push past our limits and living a life without barriers. After losing her legs to bacterial meningitis when she was only 19 years old, Purdy overcame her obstacles and went on to become the top-ranked adaptive snowboarder in the US. Not only is Amy Purdy an unbelievable snowboarder who overcame serious obstacles to achieve success, but you probably recognize her from watching ABC's hit show, Dancing with the Stars, seeing her must-watch TED talk, viewing her incredible 2015 Super Bowl ad, seeing her tour with Oprah, or reading her New York Times best-selling book named, On My Own Two Feet.
An incredible motivational speaker who knows no bounds, in her powerful TED Talk, Amy shares her personal story of facing your fears, overcoming adversity, and persevering in the face of immense challenges.
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2018 Paralympic Silver Medalist & 2014 Paralympic Bronze Medalist and Three-Time World Cup Gold Medalist
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Amy Purdy had a typical childhood until losing her legs at 19 as a result of Meningitis, which has led to an adulthood of extraordinary accomplishments. Amy is the top ranked adaptive snowboarder in the US, a three-time World Cup Para-Snowboard winner, the 2014 Paralympic Bronze Medalist, and the 2018 Paralympic Silver Medalist. She is the co-founder of Adaptive Action Sports (AAS), a non-profit organization which helps disabled youth, young adults, and wounded veterans get involved with action sports, and the author of the New York Times best-selling book, On My Own Two Feet. Amy has evolved into a powerful inspirational and motivational speaker who has been seen by millions of people and invited to share her story to audiences around the world.