Challenge Extended Presents: Track & Field Star AJ Digby

Born with a rare condition in which the fibulas in his legs were never formed, AJ Digby had both his legs amputated below the knee when he was 10 months old and was fitted for prostheses just after his first birthday. Sports has always played an in important role in his life and with his family. He played quarterback and linebacker for his Otsego High School junior varsity football team and special teams on the varsity squad.

AJ first learned about Paralympic track and field after watching the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games online and considers U.S. teammate Jerome Singleton, the first Paralympian he ever met, a mentor after being taken under his wing.

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Challenge Extended presents: Track & Field Gold Medalist, Breanna Clark

Breanna Clark is a Track & Field elite athlete. Diagnosed with autism at age four, Breanna ran on the women’s track team at Dorsey High School and at Pasadena City College. But she also excelled at the international level, winning a gold medal in the 400 meter at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio, 40 years after her mother Rosalyn’s silver medal at the 1976 Olympic Games. Breanna followed up that success by winning gold in 2017 and in 2019 at the World Championships and is looking forward to competing at the Tokyo Paralympics.

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