September 08, 2016

Down the aisle or in her lane, don’t doubt Paralympic swimmer Mallory Weggemann

By Pat Borzi | Sep 8, 2016
Special to espnW

In late December, three months after Mallory Weggemann swims at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, she will be married in Minneapolis. With the help of a wedding planner, Weggemann worked out every detail, including a walk down the aisle that almost certainly will have everyone holding their breath.

Weggemann, 27, is paralyzed from the waist down. She uses a wheelchair to get around. But on her wedding day, she’s determined to walk, using carbon fiber leg braces under her wedding dress.

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