Despite being born without legs, 23-year-old Kanya Sesser, is a top notch in her career as a skateboarder, surfer, snowboarder, and model.
Going by her motto, “No Legs, No Limits,” determined Sesser is models lingerie and earns $1,000 (about N220,000 ) and above daily.
Sesser who hails from Los Angeles though originally from Thailand doesn’t see her legs as part of her sex appeal.
She said: “I don’t need legs to feel sexy.”
According to Daily Mail, Sesser uses her skateboard to move around rather than using a wheelchair.
“People do stare at me since I’m around Venice boardwalk skateboarding and stuff like that.
“But when people stare I just think, Okay cool. I’m a celebrity,” she said.
Sesser said was abandoned at a Buddhist temple when she was just one week old and moved to Portland, Oregon with her adoptive parents at the age of five.
Sesser combines her modelling career with motivational speaking and her love of sports and she recently started training to compete for mono ski at the 2018 Winter Paralympics.
She said, “I’ve always had body confidence. Society’s got nothing on us. Be confident, life is valuable. We have one moment, one life.”
Although there hasn’t been any medical explanation for Sesser’s condition, speculations have it that she has a rare disease described as “Amelia” which is a complete absence of an arm or leg as a result of the limb formation process being either prevented or interrupted very early during development as a foetus in the womb.
Below are some photos of Kanya Sesser. (Click on any image to enlarge)