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New Hampshire Paralympian Noelle Lambert takes middle stage on ‘Survivor’


MANCHESTER, N.H. – With the season premiere of “Survivor” Wednesday evening, a New Hampshire athlete is entrance and middle. 

Noelle Lambert performed Division 1 lacrosse at UMass Lowell, however in 2016, she misplaced a leg in a moped accident. 

Within the years since, she’s turn out to be a record-breaking Paralympian and began a basis to assist different amputees. Now, her subsequent problem is to win “Survivor.” 

“I wished to be the primary amputee to ever win the sport!” Lambert mentioned. 

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Noelle Lambert tells WBZ-TV’s Paula Ebben, “I wished to be the primary amputee to ever win the sport!”

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After setting the file for the 100-meter sprint on the Paralympic video games in Tokyo, she grew to become a aggressive snowboarder earlier than setting her sights on “Survivor 43” 

“Going and doing ‘Survivor,’ I knew I used to be going to be on my own,” Lambert mentioned. “That basically scared me as a result of who am I with out all these superb folks in my life?” 

Lambert mentioned she was allowed to convey two legs along with her. “They allowed me to convey an on daily basis waterproof prosthetic for simply strolling and hanging round at camp, after which they allowed me to convey a working blade for challenges.” 

Her secret weapon? Her tribe chief – and “Survivor” tremendous fan – her mother Judy. 

“I’ve by no means missed an episode in 22 years,” mentioned Judy Lambert. “I am so excited!” 

Noelle and her mother additionally increase cash for the trigger that motivates them each – the Born to Run Basis. 

“That is what we wish to do. We would like to have the ability to give extra prosthetic donations and convey extra consciousness to the inspiration,” Judy mentioned. 

In 5 years, they’ve raised nearly $1 million and given away 21 prosthetic limbs. 

Noelle mentioned her work with the inspiration was a possibility to offer again, and he or she was allowed to put on her Born to Run sweatshirt throughout filming, which she hopes  

“I imply, you have gotta tune in and watch. I informed myself no matter occurs, I am happy with myself only for even saying sure to it. I am actually excited to signify the incapacity group and the amputee group in hopefully a optimistic manner,” Lambert mentioned. “And to assist the folks that undergo troublesome instances. Possibly they will watch me on arguably one of many hardest actuality TV reveals there may be and say, ‘Alright, nicely, if a woman with one leg is doing this, possibly I can get via it.'” 

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