Amputee athlete who ran 104 marathons in 104 Days on how she became a runner

Jacky Hunt-Broersma, a cancer survivor and amputee from South Africa, said she defied naysayers to run a whopping 104 marathons in 104 days. The athlete joined Cheddar News to talk about how she overcame obstacles since losing her leg to cancer — and plans on tackling another challenge in the 240-mile ultratrail race in October. "It was, kind of, a sense of me being really, really stubborn and saying, 'no, I can do this, I want to do this, I want to give it a try,'" she said. "And the funny thing is I was never a runner before that, but there's something in you when you lose something like that, that you used to take for granted."

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