“It looks like I was designed to have one leg, like a mermaid’s body,” she says.
Dixon looks every bit the poised, self-possessed Olympian, and she was—except for one area of her life in which she felt painfully insecure.
“Say someone wants to take you home—that is an awkward f-cking conversation,” Dixon says.
“At what point do you let them know that one leg is going to be coming off?
But her opponents might.” Dixon stands tall and elegant against the stark white backdrop, her left leg muscular and shapely.