POA on Central Florida Spotlight

POA was featured on WFTV Channel 9 “Central Florida Spotlight” today!

POA on Central Florida Spotlight






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Anthony Burruto breaks records in USA Powerlifting Competition!

POA patient Amazzzzzing Anthony Burruto, a bilateral AK/BK amputee, competed against able-bodied athletes in the USAPL (USAPOWERLIFTING) competition. He entered into the Varsity & the Junior 16&17’s divisions. Not only did Anthony perform well, he broke both records, set new ones, and was awarded two Gold medals and a trophy!! Needless to say, there is already talk about the 2016 Paralympics in Rio!


“Legless Pitcher Strikes Out…,” CNN News Wire, 2/15/2011

Following article was released by CNN after Anthony Burruto and his mom, Diane, appeared on HLN’s “Prime Time” last night.
Click here to view CNN News Wire release

Anthony Burruto & his mom were on HLN’s “Prime Time,” February 15, 2011

The discussion continues…. Was Anthony cut from his high school baseball team for the right reasons? Should high school sports be just about winning, or more than that? Join in the debate on HLN’s “Prime Time” Facebook page. Click here to view a direct link to this post on POA’s Facebook page.
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“Should Dr. Phillips Amputee be Cut from team ahead of a better player?,” Orlando Sentinel, 2/14/2011

The Orlando Sentinel’s Mike Bianchi is conducting a poll on whether or not Anthony should have been cut from his high school baseball team. You can vote by clicking on following link. Click here to view Fox News broadcast

Fox News interview with Anthony Burruto, 2/11/2011

Fox News ran a second interview with Anthony and his mom Friday night. To view it click on following link. It will show Thursday night’s broadcast first, and then Friday’s will follow after a few seconds delay. Click here to view Fox News broadcast

“Good Morning America” interview with Anthony Burruto, 2/11/2011

Anthony Burruto appeared on ABC’s Good Morning America today to talk about being cut from his high school baseball team because he is an amputee. Click here to view ABC Nes/Good Morning America interview

Fox News interview with Stan Patterson regarding Anthony Burruto, “Disabled pitcher cut from team,” 2/10/11

Fox News interviewed Stan Patterson today regarding Anthony Burruto being cut from Dr. Phillips High School’s baseball team. In it Stan explains how Anthony’s prosthetic legs work/were designed and gives his opinion on the high school’s decision. Click here to viewFox News video/article