From Amy Purdy’s TEDxOrangeCoast talk, "Living beyond limits.” Amy is a professional snowboarder who lost her legs at age 19 due to bacterial meningitis. In her TEDx talk, she describes how she dealt with this loss, and encourages us to take control of our lives — and our limits.
Watch Amy’s entire talk below, and learn more about Amy and her non-profit Adaptive Action Sports, dedicated to introducing people with physical challenges to action sports at her website.
My nieces (17 and 15) visited us this summer and I had to remind myself quite a few times that they weren’t 4 and 2 anymore. They have minds of their own, they know how to do their own laundry, they have boyfriends, the younger one is learning to drive while the older one is prepping for her senior year of high school. Where has the time gone?!