5 Amazing Female Athletes who Strive For the Best

1. Alana Nichols

Alana Nicholls is a Paralympic athlete who won Paralympic sports competition for three times. She paralyzed from the waist down because of a snowboarding accident in 2000. Her disability didn’t stop her to strive for the best in her performance and her skills. This incredible woman proved it by being gold medals winner in both basketball and Alpine skiing. Now she’s adding Sprint kayaking on her list.

2. Natalie du Toit

She is an Olympic swimmer from Capetown, South Africa. She needed to amputate her leg as a result of getting hit by a car while she was riding her scooter. Even though with she became disable but it didn’t make her lose a hope. After three months from the accident, she was able to walk again. She was also the first female with a disability to ever qualify for Olympic competition against able-bodied swimmers. She can swim 6.2 miles without any prosthetic needed.

3. Bethany Hamilton

Bethany Hamilton is an American surfer who survived the shark attack. The attack made her amputate her left arm. Finally, after a long struggle with her disability, she proved that she was no different. She still has her surfing skill. She won lots of competitions after her accident.

4. Tatyana McFadden

She is an athlete who born with a congenital disorder called Spina bifida. The condition makes her paralyzed from the waist down. She then involved in wheelchair track and field. She won in New York City Marathon, and 2014 Sochi Paralympic Games.

5. Marie-Amélie Le Fur

She is a Paralympic athlete competing in T44 Sprint and F44 Long jump events. She got a motor scooter accident in 2004. The accident made her need to amputate her left leg. She won gold in the T44 100m in London 2012.

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