MeiMei bounded around the bases yesterday after hitting a home run during a Miracle League baseball game! Well done, MeiMei!!!
Here’s another one of our heros! – Dan Gade. He became a hip disartic amputee in 2005 due to severe injuries he incurred while serving as a company commander in Iraq. Dan is now an instructor at West Point, teaching political science and public policy.
Not only did Hanna make her high school soccer team, she is one of the star players! Go, Hanna! We’re proud of you, girl!
GW Bush Warrior 100K Mountain Bike Ride
Oftentimes, when you have a disability others will put limitations on you, telling you, even in a nice way, what you can’t do. My response to that has always been, “You can’t tell me that. “ And then I’m determined to prove them wrong.”I’ll show you!” It’s actually been very motivational for me, and at […]
POA was well represented at the Celebrity Amputee Golf Classic held at ChampionsGate Golf Club on Friday! In addition to staff members Stan, Roger, Reggie and Juan, several of our patients also participated: Thanks to Josh, Randy, Zee, Bruce, Kevin, Dan, Jordan, Mark and Clay for coming out! The event coordinator, Dave Bowen, said this […]
Ronnie Dickson, an AK amputee and prosthetist at POA, has just returned from another climbing endeavor. He’s been traveling all over the country in his quest to become the first amputee to reach the V10 bouldering grade – a huge accomplishment for ANY climber! One of Ronnie’s most recent climbs was in the Sierra Mountains […]
We have some great news to share!! The Amputee Coalition is holding its next national conference right here in Orlando next year! Dates are June 25-30, 2013. Click here for details on 2013 ACA National Conference