Amelia Michelle "Amy" Purdy is an American actress, model, para-snowboarder, motivational speaker, clothing designer, and author.
How do you find your resilience when the challenges in front of you seem impossible to overcome? Amy Purdy, 3x Paralympic medalist, motivational speaker, and bestselling author lost both her legs, her kidneys, and was given a 2% chance to live at just 19 years old. After fighting death, she made it her mission to live her best life and inspire others to do the same. She sheds a light on how to be creative during challenging times, accept the scars that make you who you are, and have faith that even though we don't know why anything is happening, it will all make sense in the end. - Join the book club! - Follow Amy on Instagram @amypurdygurl - Get more of Amy at - Read Amy's book On My Own Two Feet - Watch Amy's speech on Goalcast
Listen up for another live show from Kaitlyn's Fall Crawl in Phoenix with special guest, professional snow boarder and Paralympic medalist Amy Purdy. First, Amy shares the intimate and inspiring details of her life journey that took a turn when she lost her legs. Her comeback story is unparalleled and Kaitlyn is struck by her perseverance and optimism. Brandi Cyrus takes Blake's place as resident DJ and they play all the classics like 'Truth or Drunk' and 'Crowd Confessions.'
This episode of Chasing Glory with Lilian Garcia features Professional Snowboarder, actress, motivational speaker, and Paralympian Amy Purdy! Lilian sits down for an inspirational conversation with Amy Purdy who overcame what appeared to be insurmountable medical circumstances after her legs were amputated below the knee when she came down with bacterial meningitis at age 19. You’ll hear how Amy overcame the impossible and found the strength to stay active after losing her legs, and you’ll learn what drove her to compete as a Paralympian traveling the world and winning medals. Plus, she shares the amazing story of walking in her sister's wedding just 2 months after her challenging ordeal. Amy also shares other challenges she has had to overcome, such as being compared to her sister and living in her shadows, as well as other health issues she contracted due to CrossFit. Join Lilian for this incredible story of determination and triumph! It’s about to get real, raw and inspiring with Amy Purdy.
Paralympic silver medalist Amy Purdy joins Cari Champion in front of a live studio audience to discuss her journey in becoming a Paralympic athlete, her non-profit organization for adaptive sports athletes and much more.
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Nov 7th, 1979
Los Angeles, California, United States of America
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4 hours, 18 minutes
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