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Aimee Mullins:
Changing my legs - and my mindset

TED1998 · 22:25 · Filmed Feb 1998
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Aimee Mullins: Changing my legs - and my mindset
22:25 · Filmed February 1998 at TED1998 · Subtitles available in 30 languages

In this TED archive video from 1998, paralympic sprinter Aimee Mullins talks about her record-setting career as a runner, and about the amazing carbon-fiber prosthetic legs (then a prototype) that helped her cross the finish line.

Athlete and actor
A record-breaker at the Paralympic Games in 1996, Aimee Mullins has built a career as a model, actor and advocate for women, sports and the next generation of prosthetics. Full bio
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