BALTIMORE (WJZ)–Maryland native, Tatyana McFadden does it again–this time winning the New York Marathon.
Winning marathons is her forte.
This weekend, the resident of Clarksville, Howard County crossed the finished line two minutes before the second place finisher.
“I just really enjoy what I do and sharing my story,” said the paralympian.
WJZ spoke with McFadden when she won an ESPY earlier this year.
“It’s a huge honor and you’re there amongst great athletes and so it was a great night to be there,” McFadden said.
Born with Spina bifida and paralyzed from the waist down, McFadden spent six years in a Russian orphanage before she was adopted, and brought here to Maryland.
She has now swept the four major marathons: Boston, London, Chicago, New York, for the fourth straight year.
This summer, McFadden won six medals in Rio earning four golds in seven events.
“I definitely have the best fans in the world. They definitely drive my success and where I am today,” said McFadden.
The woman who beat McFadden in a photo finish at the Olympics got a flat tire at mile 13, and was unable to finish the marathon.