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The Adversity Advantage with Doug Bopst

May 20, 2021

Amy Purdy is one of the top motivational speakers on the planet sharing her story of resilience to people all over the world. At the age of 19 she lost both of her legs below the knees and went on to become a New York Times Best-Selling Author of her book, ‘On My Own Two Feet – From Losing My Legs to Learning the Dance of Life’. She’s a 3-Time Paralympic Medalist, in fact, she is actually the most decorated adaptive snowboarder in Team USA history. Amy has Toured with Oprah and was named on her Top 100 Thought Leader list. You may also recall seeing her grace the dance floor on national television as she was a runner-up on the TV show "Dancing With The Stars" and she is now the host of a new, critically acclaimed podcast all about grit & resilience called Bouncing Forward. Listen in to hear how losing both of her legs led her to where she is today.


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Amy walks the audience through a horrific tragedy she encountered as a teenager that led to her losing her legs (given less than 2% chance to live)


Why nearly dying actually became a blessing

How did Amy establish belief in herself after losing her legs?

Why utilizing perspective and gratitude can be game-changing during moments of adversity  

A quick mindset hack that Amy uses to boost her confidence 

A recent MASSIVE struggle that Amy has had and how she is dealing with it

What's next for Amy?


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