How a phone call made Lacey Henderson a Paralympian

US long jumper Lacey Henderson seemed like a dead cert for Rio 2016. But some personal issues came up and her performance dipped. A phone call when she was on holiday completely changed her life - and her outlook. Lacey is an amputee cancer survivor with a wicked sense of humour. She shares her story ahead of the 2019 World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai.


Lacey’s Instagram

Lacey’s podcast

Olympic Channel Instagram

Ed Knowles’ Twitter