Perseverance – Recovering from a Fall

Heather Dorniden represents a powerful picture of perseverance – literally getting right back up when she fell.

It was 2008 and Heather was running in the 600 meter finals race at the Big Ten Indoor Track Championships for the University of Minnesota. With a lap to go and leading the pack, the star runner fell and fell hard. The race for her was over…

…or was it?