Amy Purdy:
Living beyond limits

TEDxOrangeCoast · 9:44 · Filmed May 2011
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Amy Purdy: Living beyond limits
9:44 · Filmed May 2011 at TEDxOrangeCoast · Subtitles available in 24 languages

When she was 19, Amy Purdy lost both her legs below the knee. And now ... she's a pro snowboarder. In this powerful talk, she shows us how to draw inspiration from life's obstacles. (Filmed at TEDxOrangeCoast.)

Pro snowboarder
Amy Purdy became a professional snowboarder despite losing both her legs to meningitis. She encourages us to take control of our lives, and our limits. Full bio
This talk was presented to a local audience at TEDxOrangeCoast, an independent event. TED editors featured it among our selections on the home page.



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