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ESPN Turns 8 Athletes Into Marvel Superheroes In New Series

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 07.10.2015 | Sports

Let's be honest, some of the feats athletes are able to accomplish seem not of this world. So it's only fitting that ESPN teamed up with Marvel Entert...

What Amy Purdy Saw During Her Near-Death Experience

OWN | Posted 05.29.2015 | OWN

At 19 years old, Purdy contracted a deadly strain of bacterial meningitis and, after listening to a voice in her head that urged her to take action, was taken to the hospital.

Did A Stranger Predict Amy Purdy's Near-Death One Month Before It Happened?

OWN | Posted 02.24.2015 | OWN

Before Paralympic snowboarder and "Dancing with the Stars" finalist Amy Purdy fought off the deadly form of bacterial meningitis that led to the amput...

Amy Purdy Reveals Her Initial Fear About Joining 'Dancing With The Stars'

OWN | Posted 02.21.2015 | OWN

When snowboarding champion Amy Purdy was asked to join ABC's "Dancing with the Stars" for their 18th season last year, she was almost as terrified as ...

Amy Purdy's Powerful Vision After Losing Her Legs

OWN | Posted 02.19.2015 | OWN

When Amy Purdy was 19 years old, she lost her legs -- and quite nearly her life. The snowboarder contracted bacterial meningitis more than 15 year...

Muhammad Ali, Paralympian Amy Purdy Make Toyota's Super Bowl Ad One To Remember

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.26.2015 | Sports

Muhammad Ali and Paralympic snowboarder Amy Purdy provide a double shot of inspiration in one of Toyota's Super Bowl ads. In the spot, Purdy, who w...

33 Inspiring Quotes on Living the Life You Want From Oprah, Deepak Chopra and More

Renee Lo Iacono | Posted 02.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Renee Lo Iacono

Here are 33 quotes to inspire us to rise up and step into the life we want from some of the most inspirational people of our time.

A View from Row 3 of Oprah's Life You Want Tour

Brooke Warner | Posted 01.10.2015 | Entertainment
Brooke Warner

For me the power of the weekend was the connection. This was about the Life You Really Want.

Paralympic Medalist Amy Purdy Wears Minidress On Red Carpet, Flaunts Prosthetics

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.25.2014 | Good News

Our hats are off to Amy Purdy for proudly showing off her prosthetics on the red carpet. The 2014 Team USA Paralympic bronze medalist proudly paire...

The Medal-Worthy Breakfast That Powers This Paralympic Snowboarder

Posted 03.07.2014 | Healthy Living

Welcome to our "Like An Olympian" series. During the 2014 Sochi Olympics, HuffPost Healthy Living will take a look at lifestyle and fitness lessons fr...

Lisa Belkin

12 Lessons From Moms Who Raised Olympians For All Of Us | Lisa Belkin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

It’s been 22 years since I started noticing Olympic Moms. It's not a coincidence that that’s around the time I became a mother myself. Until then,...

Megan Griffo

15 Years Ago, This Snowboarder Lost Her Legs. Now, She's Making Paralympic History | Megan Griffo | Posted 01.27.2014 | Good News

Amy Purdy had less than a 2 percent chance of survival after she contracted bacterial meningitis 15 years ago. Then 19, she was in a coma for near...

Singularity & Women@TheFrontier Kick Off Designing the Future

Renee Blodgett | Posted 10.07.2012 | Women
Renee Blodgett

The program "Designing the Future 2012", brought together some of today's female game-changers who are designing the future and disrupting the status quo.

This Is Gonna Hurt: A Conversation With Nikki Sixx

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.05.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

As Nikki Sixx says: writers write, photographers shoot photos, musicians write music -- that's what they do. So Sixx is always writing, and a lot of people don't know how aggressive of a writer he is. He told me he actually journals every single day.