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My Story

Bailey Moody is a Paralympic Bronze Medalist and three time Collegiate National Champion in wheelchair basketball. Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Bailey, at the age of 10, was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer. Not only did treatment consist of eight months of chemotherapy, but Moody was forced to make a difficult decision between an active lifestyle or the luxury of “looking normal.” Moody chose to pursue athletics and opted for a rare form of amputation called rotationplasty. 

Soon after the loss of her leg and a difficult recovery process, Bailey returned to athletics and she started playing a variety of sports for her middle school teams. At 14 years old, Bailey was introduced to wheelchair basketball and instantly fell in love with the sport. She made her debut for Team USA at 16 years old as a member of the 2018 World Championships roster. Since then, Bailey has won several medals, including a gold at the U25 World Championships and a bronze at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo 2020. She also won silver at both the 2019 ParaPan American Games and the 2022 America’s Cup. 

Bailey currently attends the University of Alabama as a junior, majoring in psychology and has been a member of the women’s wheelchair basketball team since 2020. Bailey has won three collegiate national championships during her first three years at Alabama and hopes for another as she continues her collegiate career. She plans to further her education at Alabama by pursuing a Master’s in clinical counseling, which will allow Bailey to continue playing collegiate athletics while continuing her education.

Bailey is the oldest of five siblings and the daughter of Patrick and Tiffany. In her free time, Bailey loves to play the piano and guitar, spend time with friends and family, work on a puzzle, enjoy a concert or Broadway show, or watch a rom-com.

She is passionate about mentoring and encouraging young athletes and raising awareness and funding for childhood cancer research. Bailey recognizes the strength of her story and uses it to encourage others to fight through hard times and pursue their dreams. She wants people to see that the most difficult of circumstances can bring about the biggest blessings, and that hard work, clear goals, and hope for the future can be the key to achieving success.

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