Nate Winters, “Almost Dead in the Water,” Orlando Magazine, June 2010

An excellent article about Nate from the the time of his injury until his amazing baseball comeback just 20 months later! The article includes info on the special “baseball leg” designed for him by Stan Patterson and the staff at POA.

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POA’s Nate Winters allowed only one run in his first varsity start since losing his leg (AK) less than two years ago! “Orlando Sentinel” and “Fanhouse” articles dated 4/13/2010

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POA patient Nate Winters, who lost his left leg in a boating accident in 2008, allowed one unearned run in four-plus innings in his first varsity game since then. (The following is an excerpt from Fanhouse article) “He’s just a fierce, fierce competitor,” longtime Winter Park baseball coach Bob King said. “It’s why he was able to come back so quickly. It’s why he’s alive today. Forget baseball, it’s the only reason he survived.” He left opposing batters baffled by his curveball and surprised by his control. He left a crowd of about 500 — friends, family, baseball curious — inspired, in awe, cheering and smiling with every pitch. For those that knew his story, there were tears of pride and joy.

Use the following links to view the complete articles:

click here for Orlando Sentinel Varsity Sports article

click here for Fanhouse article

Jordan Thomas Nominated for CNN Hero of the Year!

POA patient Jordan Thomas was named one of CNN’s Heroes of the Year.

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“Double Amputee Loses Legs, Finds a Cause,” Jordan Thomas CNN Interview

Jordan Thomas has been a POA patient since March 2007.

http://www.cnn.com/2009/LIVING/07/23/amputee.advocate/index.html