SCI Superstar: Amy Van Dyken

Amy Van Dyken was a superstar long before she graced our SCI Superstar series. A former American competitive swimmer who won six Olympic gold medals throughout her Olympic career, she was the most decorated athlete at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.

But last year, years after retiring from competitive swimming, Amy became a paraplegic in a freak accident with her whole life changing an instant.

But she’s moved on from her injury better than most have expected, and she’s already reaching out to help others with spinal cord injuries. Read this entry

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