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She did it!! She did it! Allysa Seely won gold!!

Allysa Seely won gold at the Rio 2016 Paralympics in the Women’s Triathlon Race!

Here’s the EDS Wellness’ FB live feed video when we were watching Allysa Seely’s race results live on the Internet –

Picture of Allysa’s finish reposted from Donna DeWick (of Beating Limitations & 📷: @triathlonlive tweetstream) and of the EDS Athletes FB Group (

I’m still shaking ….

Personal Info on Allysa reposted from the  Allysa’s Team USA Bio Page

“Daughter of Jamie and Deborah Seely • Has two brothers, Ryan and Nathan, and a sister, Jessica • Works part-time for Dick’s Sporting Goods as part of the USOC jobs program • Has two dogs, a 4-year-old chocolate lab named Bentley, and a golden retriever/Irish setter named Mowgli • Collects post cards and mini silver spoons from everywhere she travels • Was a featured athlete in ESPN the Magazine’s 2016 Body Issue • Was diagnosed with Chiari II malformation, basilar invagination and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, which affect her brain, spine and connective tissues • Says her name is spelled “Allysa” because of a misspelling on her birth certificate.”

To read Allysa’s full bio, go to

Click HERE to read the pre-race post this morning, which contains additional information and links. 

To readALLYSA SEELY: ON THE ROAD TO RIO – STORY OF A PARATRIATHLETE WITH EHLERS-DANLOS SYNDROME (EDS)’ — an article that I co-wrote with Donna from Beating Limitations on Allysa Ann’s Rio 2016 Journey, go to (the article was originally written and published on Strength/Flexibility/Health/EDS).

More articles about Allysa:

Team USA’s article on the three women to watch race in the Paralympic Triathlon Competition –

Allysa’s Team USA’s Bio –

Team USA’s article on Allysa Seely –

The Mighty’s Guest Post Article Written by Allysa Seely –

ESPN’s article and video on Allysa Seely’s participating in ESPN’s Body Issue –

Original Link to the ‘#SealtheDeal’ T-shirt fundraiser for Allysa Seely put together by Donna of Beating Limitations –

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