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ATHLETES FROM ACROSS THE GLOBE ARE HERE IN CENTRAL OHIO FOR THE ARNOLD SPORTS CLASSIC. EACH YEAR THE STRONGEST AND FITTEST SHOW OFF THEIR MUSCLES AT THE COLUMBUS CONVENTION CENTER. TONIGHT WE HAVE THE STORY OF A WOMAN DEFYING THE ODDS, COMPETING DESPITE USING BREATHING TUBES. Reporter: THIS WOMAN IS ABSOLUTELY AMAZING. IT WAS A PLEASURE MEETING HER TODAY. SHE CAME ALL THE WAY FROM NORWAY TO COMPETE ON THIS STAGE IN JUST A FEW DAYS. I’M OVER THE MOON WITH JOY. Reporter: ATHLETE KAREN SCHOOLVILLE SAYS NO ONE EXPECTED HER TO COMPETE. BEING THE FIRST WOMAN, THE FIRST ATHLETE EVER ON OXYGEN THERAPY TO COMPETE, I JUST COULDN’T TURN IT DOWN. Reporter: SHE’S BEEN INVITED TO COMPETE FOR ATHLETES WITH DISABILITIES. IT’S PROVING THAT I CAN STILL MY EVEN THOUGH I’M VERY SICK. Reporter: SHE HAS A LUNG DISEASE THAT REQUIRES HER TO USE OXYGEN THERAPY. THE ARNOLD MEANS TO ME THAT I HAVE PAVED THE WAY FOR OTHER ATHLETES TO REACH BEYOND WHAT THEY THOUGHT WAS POSSIBLE. Reporter: SHE SAYS COMPETING IN COLUMBUS IS A VICTORY OVER THE DISEASE. YOU EVER BEEN ABLE TO REHABILITATE TO THIS. IT’S MORE THAN I EVER THOUGHT TO DREAM ABOUT. Reporter: THE COMPETITION WILL BE SUNDAY AT 10:00 A.M. IN THE EXPO HALL HERE. SHE’LL JOIN 18,000 OTHER ATHLETES FROM 80 DIFFERENT COUNTRIES AROUND THE WORLD WHO

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