Paralympian Scout Bassett: Fighting for sports equality and redefining ‘beauty’

Portrait Scout Bassett.
Paralympic runner Scout Bassett works with the Challenged Athletes Foundation, the organization that put her on the track, to fight for equality in sports. Photographed at Sunset Cliffs in San Diego, Ca.
(Christina House/Los Angeles Times)

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Victoria Hernandez is a writer who has worked at the Los Angeles Times since 2017. She began her journey in journalism as a sports reporter, writing for the Sun-Sentinel and Rivals.com and has since expanded to covering music and fashion. Hernandez hails from Denver, is a graduate of The U and her life role model is 50 Cent.
Christina House officially joined the Los Angeles Times photography staff in 2017 after nearly 10 years as a freelance photographer. A native Southern Californian, she grew up in Long Beach and graduated from Cal State Fullerton.