“My disability doesn’t undermine my athleticism, it is my athleticism.” She tells bodypositivity.com. “I compete with my disability, it’s the key part of what I do.”
As an adaptive athlete, Erin has to figure out how to perform standard pole moves in the way that her body allows her. She explains that as an adaptive athlete there is nothing to ‘overcome’, her physical limitations will always exist. It’s what she does with her abilities that makes her such a skilled athlete.