She'll also be competing in two different sports in Rio.
"You can literally overcome and accomplish anything."
“Cancer has shown me what life is worth…”
Aged nine, Josh Sundquist was diagnosed with cancer and had his leg amputated. Since then he's become a Paralympic skier, and has learnt that when life gives you lemons, dress up as a flamingo.
The 2012 Paralympic Games began Wednesday, soothing our post-Olympics hangover with heartwarming stories of athletes completing remarkable, against-the-odds feats. Here are a few of them.
Paralympic gold medalist and marathon winner Amanda McGrory says there's a lot average people don't know paralympic sports. She's hoping to change that.