Pushing Limits

Sprint Kayaking – Dorian Taylor

Dorian Taylor
Dorian Taylor

(Due to a technical error, this program begins 5:31 into the half hour and ends abruptly. Our apologies.)

Paralympic hopeful, Dorian Taylor has heard a cacophony of NO in life but Dorian Taylor is a force of YES.

Dorian speaks with humor and finesse about competitive kayaking and life on the spectrum — both gender and autism.

On ShoreInjured in a brutal police tasing, raised in the foster care system, unable to access social services and even diagnostic health providers, Dorian lives with lupus, PTSD and partial paralysis, a thoracic syrinx that goes from the T3 to the T11 of the spinal cord — and many hours on beautiful Lake Washington in Seattle.

A unique life. A unique goal. An athlete to cheer for as Dorian Taylor heads for the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.

You can reach Dorian on Facebook here.
Shelley Berman produced and hosts.Wheelchair only

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