Aimee Mullins, whose legs were amputated below the knees due to a rare medical condition, is famous all over the world as an extraordinary fashion model, actress and Olympic athlete.
With a pair of prosthetic legs, she has appeared in many important events and ad campaigns.
From 1998 to 2011, the 35-year-old achieved much success, including modeling for British fashion designer Alexander McQueen, being named one of the fifty most beautiful people in the world by People Magazine, covering the Dazed & Confused Magazine and becoming part of the L’Oreal fashion beauty team along with Jennifer Lopez and Gwen Stefani.
Besides, Mullins set world records in running the 100-meter, 200-meter dash and the long jump at the Paralympics.
Aimee Mullins with her prosthetic legs runs on the beach
She always tries her best to work well as a model, actress and athlete
In the past, the late designer Alexander McQueen recognized her unique difference and had a new idea about replacing her prosthetics with a pair of intricately carved wooden boots as she performed on the catwalk at London Fashion Week.
Aimee Mullins modeled for Alexander McQueen's London Fashion Week show in 1998
Earlier this year, the athlete-turned-model became a new global ambassador to L’Oréal Paris, taking part in a formidable line-up that embraced Jennifer Lopez, Beyoncé, Eva Longoria and Cheryl Cole. “With L’Oréal, I get to be Aimee Mullins, model. No qualifier. And that means everything to me.” she shared.
Aimee Mullins is the new global ambassador for L’Oréal Paris
Aimee Mullins poses at the amfAR's Cinema Against AIDS Gala party during the 64th Annual Cannes Film Festival at Hotel Du Cap on May 19, 2011 in Antibes, France
Paralympics athlete Amiee Mullins attends the Sports Museum of America opening night gala on May 06, 2008 in New York City
Aimee Mullins, President of the Women's Sports Foundation, arrives on the Playtex Sport Pink Carpet at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel on October 15, 2007 in New York City
Mullins attends the 30th Annual Salute To Women In Sports Awards at The Waldorf on October 13, 2009 in New York City
In May 1998, she graduated from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service
She has been featured in many forms of media including Sports Illustrated for Women, NBC's Dateline, The Rosie O'Donell Show, Parade, Esquire, Jane and Cosmopolitan