WATCH: Amy Van Dyken-Rouen walking two months after ATV accident

DENVER — Amy Van Dyken-Rouen posted videos on social media of herself taking steps with the help of a walker and a bionic exoskeleton device.

Van Dyken-Rouen posted the videos on Instagram on Thursday, two months after severing her spine in an ATV accident.

“Here it is…I’m WALKING!!! #onestepatatime #itcouldhappen,” she wrote in one post.

Who's excited to be walking with an exoskeleton? This chick! #dreamscometrue #happygirl

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Here it is…I'm WALKING!!! #onestepatatime #itcouldhappen

A video posted by Amy Van Dyken (@amyvandyken) on

Standing up for the first time on my own in 2 1/2 months.

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Van Dyken-Rouen, 41, is a six-time Olympic gold medalist from Colorado. She was discharged from Craig Hospital in Englewood earlier this month.

1 Comment

  • David

    Love Amy! such an inspiration, sending all my prayers for the best life you can possibly have. Great to see you take control of life instead of watching it pass by. Maybe someday I can have a fraction of your strength to take control of my life.

    Thank you for sharing your journey Amy!

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