Purdy, who recently competed on ABC's Dancing With the Stars , opens up about becoming an amputee and her career trajectory in an interview with the publication's website. Within 24 hours, I was in the hospital on life support, and I was given less than a 2 percent chance of living. It took five days for the doctors to find out that I had contracted bacterial meningitis. I ended up losing my legs below the knees from septic shock," Purdy, now 34, recalls. After being in a coma for two and a half weeks, doctors placed Purdy on life support.
Birthday Special: Watch Michael Phelps in his ‘birthday suit’ for ESPN The Magazine’s ‘Body Issue’!
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By Charlie Carballo For Mailonline. He has a very toned body thanks to hours in swimming pools which led to multiple Olympic wins. But for some reason Michael Phelps felt the need to remind his fans once again that he's very muscular. In an Instagram photo shared on Thursday, the year-old athlete posed with his girlfriend Nicole Johnson and friends in front of a festive Christmas tree. No clothes here for this Olympian: Michael Phelps, his girlfriend Nicole Johnson and companions looked festive in a holiday photo posted on Christmas Eve. Phelps captioned the photo: 'Yep….
Michael Phelps Goes Naked For ESPN's Sixth Annual Body Issue!
The Olympics are here! That means mind-bogglingly talented athletes from around the world are already competing in their fields of expertise to earn medals and global recognition for their unparalleled skills. Also, shirtlessness!
Phelps has been an anchor of this site thanks to his Olympic greatness , so for that we offer this belated celebration of his basket and bulge. These should only add to his legacy. The Summer Olympics may be over for now, but the Winter Olympics are about to begin again. Stay tuned…. That changed a bit as these recent photos will attest.