Amy Purdy

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Amy Purdy

U.S. Paralympian / Dancing with the Stars Competitor / Adaptive Snowboarder and Advocate

Travels From
Denver, CO, US
About Amy Purdy

Amy Purdy has lived an incredible life. She grew up with the love of nature, health wellness and travel. She was also a passionate snowboarder. At 19, her life took a detour. After experiencing flu-like symptoms, Amy was rushed to the hospital in a state of septic shock. When she entered into the hospital she was given less than a 2% chance of survival, put on life support and placed into a coma.

After multiple blood transfusions, and the removal of her ruptured spleen, doctors diagnosed Amy with ...