PBS NewsHour

Paralyzed by polio, triathlete still crosses the finish line

Clip: 10/09/2019 | 3m 30s | Video has closed captioning.

When Minda Dentler was a baby she contracted polio, which paralyzed her legs. Adopted by an American family, she grew up watching other kids run and jump. It wasn't until business school that she finally felt the wind through her hair -- and now she is an Ironman world champion. Dentler gives her Brief but Spectacular take on living with a disability.

Aired: 10/09/19

Rating: NR

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