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Tatyana McFadden is the first ever wheelchair racer to be featured in a Nike commercial

We don’t need to run through a long commentary about how quasi-local Tatyana McFadden is now arguably one of the greatest wheelchair racer in the history of the sport. It’s pretty well defined

But these accomplishments are measured in different ways, and certainly, having Nike endorse you (and pay you money) to promote their sponsorship role in a major race like the Chicago Marathon is a fairly big indication that you’ve more than arrived. 

Here it is. She is a total badass: 

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