Aimee Mullins, track star extraordinaire, has demonstrated amazing confidence and effort to overcome seemingly insurmountable physical barriers. While at Georgetown she decided that she was not yet ready to stop her athletic career. In spite of a real physical limitation – she requires two below-knee prosthetic limbs – she set out to participate in intercollegiate sports. And participate she did.
Thanks to the help of some truly remarkable designers and engineers, Aimee has broken many molds. Now a record setting runner, a fashion model and an activist, she has demonstrated just how far ambition, design and technology can take us. Inspired? I know I am!
Aimee Mullins: How my legs give me super powers (by TEDtalksDirector)