The Morning Swim Show, April 4, 2011: Paralympic Swimmer Jonathan Heider Describes Joy Swimming Gives Him as Quadruple Amputee

PHOENIX, Arizona, April 4. ALL week on The Morning Swim Show we will bring you interviews with American Paralympic swimmers competing in the CanAm championships. Today, quadruple amputee Jonathan Heider tells why he chose to become a swimmer.

Heider, who was born with a congenital birth defect that affected the growth of his arms and legs, says swimming is an equalizer for him, as he feels like everyone else in the pool. He speaks of the reasons why he left his home in Wisconsin to chase his dream of being a Paralympian and what his immediate goals are. Watch the full show in the video player below and visit SwimmingWorld.TV for more video interviews.

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