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Tatyana McFadden outraces fate

Tatyana McFadden outraces fate

Originally Published: November 3, 2011
By Sarah Wassner Flynn | Special to espnW

Tatyana McFadden is not supposed to be here.

She is not supposed to be one of the world's most decorated wheelchair racers. Nor the youngest-ever member of the U.S. Paralympic track and field team. Nor a multi-time medalist at the world championships and winner of three major marathons.

McFadden isn't even supposed to be alive.

But McFadden isn't big on letting perceived obstacles define her destiny. Paralyzed from the waist down after being born with ...

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