Adrianne Haslet wasn’t at the Boston Marathon finish line in 2013 because she was a runner. Her decision to walk by, however, changed her life as the bombs went off, taking her leg in their wake.
Now, seven years later, she’s not only running Boston for a second time as an amputee, she also convinced race association officials to add an amputee category — and she’s aiming to win it.
Get ready to be inspired through this incredible conversation with Adrianne about healing in the outdoors through a sport she never even considered before the bombing. Adrianne isn’t just fighting back against what happened — she’s winning.
[1:35] Adrianne’s favorite outdoor space
[3:50] How Adrianne’s leg was taken from her
[4:25] Adrianne’s Boston bombing story
[7:20] Who Adrianne is now compared to before the bombing
[13:50] Adrianne’s big Boston goal
[17:30] Amy speaks on behalf of the world
[18:26] Adrianne’s love of good vibes and inspiration
[21:52] How Adrianne’s relationship with the outside changed
[24:40] How calm outdoor moments trigger PTSD
[28:00] How it feels to establish a new Boston division
[29:30] Adrianne’s travel story
[34:05] Amputee outdoor challenges
[37:12] The outdoor things you notice as an amputee
[38:45] How Adrianne keeps a positive outlook
[43:01] Adrianne’s favorite outdoor gear
[43:40] Adrianne’s most essential outdoor gear
[43:25] Adrianne’s favorite outdoor moment