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Paralympic Athlete Vanessa Low’s Journey to Gold in Rio

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After the 2012 games in London, Paralympic athlete Vanessa Low was questioning the entirety of her track and field career; her performance was stagnant and motivation was at an all-time low. That’s when she met coach Roderick Green in Oklahoma, and the two of them began a grueling journey to rebuild Low into a gold medalist. He laid out a few conditions, one of which was having the mental fortitude to survive his training. In return for this training, Low would have Green’s name tattooed on her body if she won gold. This short film, Four Ninety Three is from HeyYou! Films.

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