POA Athletes Getting Ready for the Paralympics!

POA clients Scout Bassett (AK amputee), April Holmes (BK amputee) and Regas Woods (bilateral AK amputee) are getting ready to fly! Scout was in town last week for a prosthetic tune-up, Regas will be in this week, and April, who lives in the area, is training hard! We can’t wait to see the results of all their hard work when they represent Team USA at the Paralympic Games in Rio! The Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Rio Paralympics will be on Wednesday, September 7, 2016. #POAproud #NoBoundaries #Rio2016

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POA Client Richard Browne, Paralympic Athlete Going for the GOLD!

Check out POA client Richard Browne’s inspiring story. (At about the 8:45 minute mark is a segment filmed at POA).  Tragedy to Triumph The Richard Browne Story

Browne is in Doha with #TeamUSA this week at the IPC Athletics Track & Field World Championships. Here’s his schedule: 10/24, 200m semifinals; 10/25, 200m finals; 10/29, 100m semifinals and finals; 10/31, 4x100m Relay Final. Browne has broken all records in his sport, and  is going for all the Gold!  You can watch LIVE at http://www.paralympic.org/doha-2015.

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POA’s Scout “Air” Bassett to represent U.S. at IPC Athletics World Championships!

So proud of Scout and all she has accomplished since we first met her at age 11!   It’s been a pleasure watching her bloom, grow, and become a phenomenal athlete. Next stop, IPC Athletics World Championships in Doha, Qatar in October!  #NoBoundaries #TeamUSA

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Tanya Khvitsko in Runner’s World Magazine Cover Contest!  Link to Vote Below!

1530332_671719606205032_660755775_nPOA’s Tatsiana “Tanya” Khvitsko has entered this photo in Runner’s World magazine’s 2014 cover contest! Tanya was among the group of amputees climbers that recently took on the Grand Teton mountains! She is a real dynamo with a heart for adventure! Check out Tanya’s incredible journey in the client stories section of our website, and be sure to click on following link to cast your vote!!!!! http://covercontest.runnersworld.com/entry/1370/