Brad Byrd In-Depth: Former Olympian Anne Audain Overcoming Obstacles

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Anne Audain is a former Olympic runner from New Zealand who now lives in Evansville. She has qualified for six Olympic games from from 1976 to 1992.

Audain was adopted as a baby and was born with a bone deformity in both her feet making it difficult for her to week and wear shoes. She ended up having reconstructive surgery when she was 13 years old.

She wrote a book on her life called Uncommon Heart. Also a documentary film, “Anne Audain: Running Her Way” premiered September 23, 2009, in Boise, Idaho. You can find more about the documentary by clicking here.

Brad Byrd talks with Audain about overcoming the odds and her inspiring story of determination.

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