The Paralympic gold-medalist,world champion swimmerESPY winnerand NBC Sports commentator uses her extraordinary story to equip others to meet whatever challenges they face in life. On January 212008a routine medical procedure left Mallory Weggemann paralyzed from her waist down. Less than two years laterMallory had broken eight world recordsand by the 2012 Paralympic Gamesshe held fifteen world records and thirty-four American records. Two years later a devastating fall severely damaged her left armyet Mallory refused to give up. After two reconstructive surgeries and extended rehabshe won two golds and a silver at the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships. And perhaps most significantlyshe found confidenceindependenceand persevering love as she walked down the aisle on her wedding day. Mallory’s extraordinary resilience and uncompromising commitment to excellence are rooted in her resolveperseveranceand sheer grit. In this remarkable new bookMallory shares the lessons she learned by pushing past every obstacleexpectationand limitation that stood in her wayincluding the need to: redefine limitations; remember that healing is not chronological; be willing to fail; and embrace your comeback. Mallory’s story reminds us that whatever circumstances we facewe have the capacity to face down whatever challengeslabelsor difficulties confront us–and to do so on our own terms.
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