Melissa Stockwell on Overcoming Obstacles

Melissa Stockwell on Overcoming Obstacles


In March 2004, Melissa Stockwell was deployed to Baghdad, Iraq to defend America. A blast from a roadside bomb struck Melissa's Humvee causing her to loose her left leg above the knee. In this powerful talk, she shares her story and shows us how to make the most of life's obstacles.

Former US Army 1st Lieutenant, World Champion Triathlete, 2016 Paralympic Bronze Medalist

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Melissa Stockwell is an American war hero who has triumphed over personal tragedy to achieve greatness, World Champion status, and she has dedicated her life to chasing remarkable accomplishments while giving back to others, particularly those who face challenges similar to her own.