Beth Scott is a United States Paralympian who earned 17 Paralympic medals (10 gold, 2 silver and 5 bronze) in the Barcelona, Atlanta and Sydney games between 1992 and 2000
She had seven world, Paralympic and american records. In 1993 and 1996, she was chosen as the USOC Blind Athlete of the Year.
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What will you learn in this interview?
– What happened after she retired from 21 years of swimming?
-Why did she feel like she was a bubble girl in isolation?
-How did she adapt to the world?
A little background:
Elizabeth (Beth) Scott is a United States Paralympian. She learned how to swim at age 5, and in college was elected as captain of her college swim team (Ball State), where she also set school records and won a conference title. She earned a place on the Dean’s list while studying Sport Administration and Adapted Physical Education.
Beth earned 17 Paralympic medals (10 gold, 2 silver and 5 bronze) in three Paralympic Games between 1992 and 2000 (Barcelona, Atlanta and Sydney).
Sydney, 2000 2 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze Atlanta, 1996 1 gold, 1 silver, 4 bronze Barcelona, 1992 7 gold, seven world records
In 1993 and 1996, she was chosen as the USOC Blind Athlete of the Year.
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