|Birth Day||April 21, 1989|
|Birth Place||Saint Petersburg, Russia|
|Age||31 YEARS OLD|
Decorated Paralympic wheelchair racer who became the youngest member, at 15 years of age, of the United States track & field national team in 2004.
She was born with spina bifida - a hole in her spine - and grew up using her arms to get around, without the aid of a wheelchair.
When her high school refused to let her participate in Sports alongside able-bodied peers, she sued and won her landmark case.