Paralympian Tatyana McFadden On New Documentary ‘Rising Phoenix’: ‘I Want People To Be Empowered’

The world-renowned athlete helped produce and is featured in the new film about the rise of para sports.

Paralympian Tatyana McFadden On New Documentary ‘Rising Phoenix’: ‘I Want People To Be Empowered’
In this April 16, 2018, file photo, Tatyana McFadden, of the United States, celebrates after winning the women's wheelchair division of the 122nd Boston Marathon, in Boston. McFadden is among several Paralympic athletes who are profiled in the Netflix documentary “Rising Phoenix” that will be released in 190 countries on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. Charles Krupa, File / AP Photo
Paralympian Tatyana McFadden On New Documentary ‘Rising Phoenix’: ‘I Want People To Be Empowered’
In this April 16, 2018, file photo, Tatyana McFadden, of the United States, celebrates after winning the women's wheelchair division of the 122nd Boston Marathon, in Boston. McFadden is among several Paralympic athletes who are profiled in the Netflix documentary “Rising Phoenix” that will be released in 190 countries on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. Charles Krupa, File / AP Photo

Paralympian Tatyana McFadden On New Documentary ‘Rising Phoenix’: ‘I Want People To Be Empowered’

The world-renowned athlete helped produce and is featured in the new film about the rise of para sports.

Tatyana McFadden is a 17-time Paralympic medalist, 24-time major marathon winner, a multiple world record holder and an author. Now, she can add producer to her impressive list of credentials.

Reset checks in with the Paralympian about her work on the new Netflix documentary Rising Phoenix, and what she wants people to take away from the film.

GUEST: Tatyana McFadden, athlete, author and producer of the Rising Phoenix documentary