Global Conference 2017
Motivational speaker, Nike athlete, and founder of Always Tri, Inc., Sarah Reinertsen started her athletic career at a young age, despite having her left leg amputated above the knee when she was seven years old. As a high school student Sarah became the youngest athlete on the U.S. Paralympic team, competing as a runner at the 1992 Paralympic Games in Barcelona, Spain. Today she's still running, and to date she's finished 14 marathons and has become a record-setting triathlete. In 2005 Sarah became the first woman on a prosthetic leg to finish the Ironman Triathlon World Championships in Kona Hawaii. Today she lives and trains in Southern California, where she's planning her next big race--the World Marathon Challenge: seven marathons on seven continents in seven days this January 2018. Sarah is spokesperson for Ossur Prosthetics and the Challenged Athletes Foundation, a nonprofit that helps people with disabilities get active in sports. She also serves on the LA 2024 Athlete's Commission.