Amy Purdy's High Stakes Showdown on Dancing With the Stars

Actress and Paralympic athlete's amazing story of inspiration on and off the dance floor.
1:51 | 05/20/14

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Transcript for Amy Purdy's High Stakes Showdown on Dancing With the Stars
As the night for the final vote to name the new champion on dancing with the stars and there have been stunning performances from the contestants. But one of them stands out for seeming to do the impossible and with every move saying you can do it too. ABC's David Wright takes us behind the scenes. They -- Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did. Leap backwards in. High yields. -- the way. We -- heard he has both of them being. They don't make for static limbs for ballroom dancing. These words are for swimming with flippers off. -- -- -- -- -- Is major quarter. Major biased as I do everything -- hand to keep myself balanced and steady because it's kind of like him on stilts. Thirty was nineteen when she lost both her legs and her kidney function after contracting bacterial meningitis. Her dad helped her get back on her feet. Donating a kidney and her first dance yeah. Determined not to be disabled she went on to become a paralympic snowboarders on the slopes. And on the dance floor she makes it look easy but it's not. -- -- -- Winning is still telling that the lunchtime came ahead of tonight's finale team Amy is taking Twitter by storm. -- today -- told us she's proud to have made it this far. She's not nervous. Hold high and might have left off the ground. At all trends and can find in carbon -- -- restrictive. And it's -- -- to be Cianci and thanks. Freedom. David Wright ABC news Los Angeles.

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