Major Accomplishments

2012

National Print Campaign Refuel/Got Chocolate Milk?

Nike “Sarah Sole” released The first ever “shoe” for a running prosthetic, inspired by Sarah

20 Women to Watch OC Metro Magazine (Orange County, California)

2011

National TV Commercial Nike Women Throwdown Anthem

Silver Medalist ITU World Championships (Beijing, China)

2010

Invited to the White House for International Women’s Day Event

2009

Published Biography, “In A Single Bound” Globe Pequot Press

Gold Medalist ITU World Championships (Gold Coast, Australia)

2008

National Print & TV Campaign Lincoln MKZ “Reach Higher” Campaign

Women Who Mean Business Award for Courage San Diego Business Journal

da Vinci Award MS Society

2007

Gold Medalist ITU World Championships (Hamburg, Germany)

Outstanding Young Californian California Jaycee Foundation

2006

ESPY Award Best Female Disabled Athlete of the Year

The Amazing Race 10 First amputee to compete on this Emmy-Award-winning CBS reality TV series

Best Female Physically Challenged Triathlete of the Year USA Triathlon

2005

First female leg amputee to ever finish the race Ironman World Championships (Kona, Hawaii)

Top 50 People to Watch San Diego Magazine

Inducted into the San Diego Sports Hall Of Fame

2004

First female leg amputee to ever attempt the race Ironman World Championships (Kona, Hawaii)

First Boston Marathon Boston, MA

2003

Gold Medalist ITU World Championships (New Zealand)

2002

World Record Marathon (5:27) London Marathon

2000

World Record Marathon (5:48:32) Millennium Marathon (Hamilton, New Zealand)

1999

100m World Record (18:06) Paralympic Revival (Duderstadt, Germany)

200m World Record (39:90) ISOD World Championships (Barcelona, Spain)

Gold Medalist (100m, 200m, 400m) ISOD World Championships (Barcelona, Spain)

Silver Medalist (4x100m Relay) ISOD World Championships (Barcelona, Spain)

Gold Medalist (100m, 200m, 5000m) DSUSA National Summer Games

National Records (100m, 200m) DSUSA National Summer Games

Second Los Angeles Marathon Los Angeles, CA

1998

World Record Marathon (5:52:38) NYC Marathon

Female Athlete of the Year Achilles Track Club

First Los Angeles Marathon Los Angeles, CA

Second New York City Marathon New York City, NY

First above-the-knee amputee to ever finish the race Seven Sisters 12-mile Trail Run

1997

First New York City Marathon New York City, NY

1992

United States Paralympic Team Member Barcelona, Spain

1991

Inducted into the Suffolk County Sports Hall of Fame New York

Best Female Athlete with a Disability US Olympic Committee

Silver Medalist Junior World Championships (Saint Etienne, France)

US National Champion 1988-1993