Groundbreaking Athlete, Fashion Icon, Actor, TED All-Star, and Design Innovator
2014 U.S. Paralympian / Adaptive Snowboarding
At 19, after experiencing flu-like symptoms, Amy was rushed to the hospital in a state of septic shock. En route, she experienced respiratory and multiple organ failure, which caused her to lose circulation to her extremities. When she entered into the hospital she was given less than a 2% chance of survival, put on life support and placed into a coma.
The Armless Archer, Guinness World Record Holder, Paralympic Medalist
Top Motivational Speaker, Ret. U.S. Army 1st Lt., Bronze Star & Purple Heart Recipient, Paralympic Medalist & World Champion, Author
United States Paralympic athlete, eight-time Paralympic Track and Field international medalist, world record holder and three-time American record holder.