Watch (mini-doc): Carson Pickett, an inspiration on and off the field

Carson Pickett, a 28-year-old defender for the NWSL's North Carolina Courage, was born without a left hand and forearm. That has not stopped her from achieving immense success on the soccer field, from helping Florida State win its first NCAA national championship (in 2014) to being drafted fourth overall by the Seattle Reign in 2016, to most recently becoming the first player with a limb difference to appear for the U.S. women’s national soccer team. The 4-minute mini-documentary includes an interview with her father, Mike Pickett — a former college player and longtime high school coach— who tied his arm behind his back when she was born to figure out how he was going to help her.

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