Amy Purdy Snowboarding

Amy Purdy is an actress, a model, a makeup artist, a massage therapist, a businesswoman, and one of the top adaptive snowboarders in the world. Purdy lost both legs to bacterial meningitis at age 19 and was unsure if she would ever snowboard again. After a lot of learning, a lot of hard work and a lot of dreaming, Purdy has overcome all obstacles in her way and earned several national titles and three World Cup gold medals. She has been one of the leading influencers in getting the sport in the X Games and also in the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, where para-snowboarding will make its debut. Follow Amy as she blogs about her experiences on her road to the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.