Paralympic Athlete Performs Incredible Dance Routine [VIDEO]
Paralympic snowboarder Amy Purdy shocked fans when she announced she would be a contestant on Dancing with the Stars. Unlike other contestants, she faces another challenge along with being an amateur dancer. Purdy is a double amputee, and has leg prosthetics.
On the most recent episode of the show, the dancers had to perform a routine based on a significant year in their life. Purdy chose to dedicate her routine to her father, who donated a kidney to her in order to save her life. The dance depicts her struggles with beginning to walk again, until she finally regained enough strength to dance with her father.
Watch the video below to see Amy’s story and her incredible dance.