Canadian hurdler Sarah Wells was sprinting down the track toward her ultimate goal, the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, when the biggest hurdle she had yet to encounter was thrown in her path. In 2011, the athlete was left unable to practice or compete for nine months due to a stress fracture in her left femur. With only eight months left to prepare for the most challenging run of her life, Sarah called upon her family, friends, coaches and physicians to help realize her dream. With her support network in place, Sarah dug deep to find the strength she needed to leap over this great obstacle. Her secret to success? Believing in herself. From behind the scenes at WE Day Vancouver, Sarah talks about the importance of instilling confidence in young people to help them achieve their dreams.

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