Laura Ortiz, Sergeant, U.S. Army (RET)

Laura was injured in 2008 due to a hit and run motorcycle accident where she lost her right leg below the knee. After her injury, Laura found a new lease on life with adaptive sports. She is an employee at the Miami-Dade County Parks & Recreation center in their Health & Fitness Department where she is a certified fitness instructor and leads yoga classes, among other duties! Laura has also started her journey as an adaptive athlete in CrossFit! Laura is a big believer in the power of sport and exercise and leads by example.