How a dolphin with no tail inspired a 14 yr old to swim | Exclusive Interview


British Para Swimmer Ellie Challis was inspired to swim by Winter – a Dolphin with no tail. Ellie’s arms and legs were amputated after she caught viral meningitis as a baby. Since 2013 she meets Winter every year which gave her the motivation to start Swimming. Her biggest dream is to compete at the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020.

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