Snowboarder Amy Purdy on Her Life as an Adaptive Athlete

In our December issue, we feature Amy Purdy as one of the planet's most powerful innovators. Eleven years ago, Purdy lost her legs after getting a life-threatening case of bacterial meningitis. That didn't stop her from picking up a snowboard and getting after the slopes. Since then, she's won three gold medals in adaptive events.

Amy Purdy

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