POA Patient Athletes training for 2014 Paralympic Games

POA patients Amy Purdy and Evan Strong both made the U.S. Snowboarding team and are training for the 2014 Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia!!!!! Currently, Evan is ranked #1 in the World and Amy is ranked #1 in the U.S. and #2 in the World in their sport of Para-snowboard Boardercross. Boardercross is a race […]

Jordan Thomas featured on Golf Channel, “In Play,” 5/21/2013

On August 16, 2005, Jordan Thomas, then 16, lost both of his legs below the knee at at the age of 16 as the result of a boating accident.  An avid golfer since he was old enough to hold a club, Jordan was determined to get back in the game.  He said, “If I work […]

Z Flies! Her Amphibian Air Adventure

POA’s “Z” (bilateral above knee amputee) shared the following video link and message: “Special thanks to everyone at POA–especially Stan Patterson–for giving me my ‘wings!’ Without sockets which fit comfortably and securely I would not have been able to experience this great adventure, as well as many other things able-bodied people take for granted. With […]