Wounded during battle, Elizabeth Marks rises to win a Paralympic gold medal for the country she fought for.
They aren’t always the biggest names in sports but adaptive athletes have amazing stories of perseverance and will. Here are some.
Amanda Burrill is a United States Navy veteran who returned to her first love, running, to aid recovery from traumatic brain injury. She was kind enough to share her story with us.
Meet Katy Sullivan, actress, producer, writer and oh, by the way, record-smashing Paralympic track and field athlete.
Alana Nichols is the only athlete to win gold in the summer and winter Paralympics. She now leads the preeminent women’s sports organization.
Lolo Jones’s athletic accomplishments speak for themselves but it’s her impact off the field that truly makes her an inspiration.
These women faced cancer and left it in the dust. When challenged with adversity, they were able to fight the disease and inspire others to do the same.
Darlene Hunter overcame a childhood accident to become a leader in adaptive sports.
Mom does know a thing or two about taking care of people. Here are six tips passed down from generation to generation.
Paralyzed from the waist down at 17, the Paralympian rose to new heights in the sport she loves.
Carla Simon is racing to make history, literally, she will be the first woman from Arizona to participate in the Special Olympics and qualify for the Boston Marathon – at the age of 32.
Cailin Curry competes against some of the best in the nation and doesn’t consider blindness a disadvantage in any way.
Despite a late start in pro wrestling, Thunder Rosa, rose to the top quickly to capture the NWA World Women’s Championship.
After losing a leg on the battlefield, Melissa Stockwell turned adversity into triumph and became an elite athlete.
The former marine overcomes the loss of her leg to reach great heights and become an inspiration for those with disabilities.
What doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger. These badass women proved that true.
From Serena to Lindsay, the comeback can be stronger than the setback!
How the National Guard helped one of the best athletes in America achieve Olympic glory.
The sports-loving 15-year-old at Southold High School is making an impact on the lives of others even as she fights her own battle with cystic fibrosis.
An accident left Hanny Gavios without the full use of her legs, but that wasn’t enough to keep her from finishing the New York City Marathon.
After being paralyzed in a car accident, Candace Cable became a champion in sports.
After serving in Iraq, Anne McClain found rugby a crucial ingredient to her success at NASA.
Born without fibulas in her legs, Aimee Mullins goes the distance to accomplish great things.