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Amy Purdy:
Living beyond limits

TEDxOrangeCoast · 9:44 · Filmed May 2011
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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.)

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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

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