Lindsay Nielsen is the author of the memoir, “In the Company of Everyday Heroes, An amputee’s triumphant run through love, loss and world records” and many published short essays.
Lindsay began her running career at 40 and has since run fifteen marathons in spite of losing her left foot in a freight-train accident at the age of 14. She went on to win titles, break world records and compete at the Sydney Paralympics. In 2004, Lindsay became the world’s first female amputee to complete the Ironman Triathlon, consisting of a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, and 26.2 mile run.
Lindsay Nielsen is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, who works with a wide variety of clients.
Lindsay A. Nielsen, LICSW
233 Groveland Ave. S, Minneapolis, MN 55403 (612) 870-1857
My essay “Run For Me” will be published in The Reader’s Digest in the fall of 2010.
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