POA patient Mabio Costa Participates in Triathlons!, 3/2011

Read the story of Mabio Costa, a below knee amputee and athlete who moved to the U.S. from Brazil in order to have access to prosthetic limbs that would enable him to compete in sports at the highest levels. Click here to read Mabio’s story >>

POA’s Mabio Costa featured in Life in Hunter’s Creek magazine, 11/2010 edition, “A Triathlete’s Journey”


POA’s Mabio Costa is featured in an article written about his participation in the World Championship Paratriathlon held in Budapest, Hungary last month.

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POA Patients Mabio Costa and Scout Bassett Participated in the 2010 ITU World Championship Triathlon in Budapest, Hungary, 9/8-12/10

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The largest-ever Paratriathlon took place at the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Budapest Grand Final, with 85 athletes representing 15 countries taking part. World Champions were crowned in all six Paratriathlon categories, as athletes battled through rainy and cold early morning conditions in the… Hungarian capital. Athletes completed a Sprint-distance triathlon, consisting of a 750-meter swim in the River Danube, a 20K bike along the banks of the River and a 5K run around some of Budapest’s most iconic landmarks.

Scout earned a Silver medal and Mabio placed 12th!!! We’re very proud of “our” outstanding athletes!