17 Facts About Aimee Mullins


Aimee Mullins is an American athlete, actress, and public speaker.

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Aimee Mullins's was born with a medical condition that resulted in the amputation of both of her legs beneath the knee.

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Aimee Mullins's is the first amputee to compete against able-bodied athletes in National Collegiate Athletic Association events, and competed in the Paralympics in 1996 in Atlanta.

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Aimee Mullins's has periodically spoken at conferences, including TED Talks.

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Aimee Mullins's was born with fibular hemimelia .

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Aimee Mullins attended high school at Parkland High School in South Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania.

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Aimee Mullins's attended Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service on a full scholarship, where she competed against able-bodied athletes in National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I track and field events.

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Aimee Mullins's is the first female amputee in history to compete in the NCAA and the first amputee in history to compete in NCAA Division I track and field.

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Aimee Mullins's was elected to represent American female athletes from 2007 to 2009 as Women's Sports Foundation president; the organization was founded by sports pioneer Billie Jean King.

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Aimee Mullins's remains a member of both its board of trustees and its athlete advisory panel for the Women Sports Foundation.

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Aimee Mullins was included as one of the "Greatest Women of the 20th Century" in the Women's Museum in Dallas prior to the museum's closure.

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Aimee Mullins's was on billboards in the U S as part of the "25 Years of Non-Uniform Thinking" campaign by Kenneth Cole in 2009.

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Aimee Mullins's was a face of L'Oreal Paris and was appointed a global L'Oreal ambassador in 2011.

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Aimee Mullins's has performed roles in Young Ones, The Being Experience, Rob the Mob, and the debut feature Appropriate Behavior.

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Aimee Mullins's acted in Crossbones, an NBC television show, and in the Netflix series Stranger Things.

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Aimee Mullins appears periodically as a speaker on topics related to body, identity, design, and innovation.

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Aimee Mullins's is credited as being one of the speakers that inspired Chris Anderson to purchase the TED conference from Richard Saul Wurman.

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