JR, Bilateral Above Knee Amputee

JR, a bi-lateral above knee amputee who traveled to Orlando from Guam,  is a true example of what can be accomplished with a lot of hard work and determination.  The following video shows JR in various stages of gait, strength, and exercise training.  He also learned how to climb up and down stairs and walk smoothly and with confidence on inclines and uneven terrain.   JR’s Formula for Success

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POA video Patient Profile on Laura Ortiz, BK Amputee, 6/28/2012

Amputee * Triathlete * Warrior — Laura Ortiz of Miami, Florida is all these things and more. She is an example of how the power of determination and persistence can help you triumph over the difficulties life can throw at you. Whether you are a new amputee learning to walk with your prosthesis, or setting your sights on running or participating in the sport of triathlon, Laura’s spirit and personal commitment to succeed is sure to inspire you! POA Patient Profile: Laura Ortiz

POA patient Bree McMahon featured in FOX News segment, “Teen soccer player preps for surgery,” 5/18/11

Best wishes to Bree as she recovers from her most recent surgery. Click here to see FOX News segment >>

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 >>

“Amputee Triathlete Overcomes Odds,” Local News Story – KESQ TV, Palm Springs, CA

POA patient Scout Bassett is in the news again! For those of you who don’t know her incredible story, prepare to be amazed and inspired! Click following link to view KESQ interview/video. You can also read more about Scout in the “Living Proof” section of our website. Click here to view KESQ interview

“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

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

POA patient Ken Green, Champions Tour pro golfer, appeared on the Golf Channel Morning Show, 1/24/11

In his blog Ken talked about that experience & also how Stan creates his “golf legs.” Ken’s leg was amputated after a tragic road accident as he traveled home from a golf tournament in 2009. Click here to view an excerpt from the blog entry

POA patient Staff Sgt. John Walding graduates from Special Forces Sniper School

Click on the following link to view the snipecompany.com article

Scout Bassett, “Humbled and Honored at the 2011 Endurance LIVE Awards,” CAF Blog, 2/3/11

Scout gave POA a “shout out” on the CAF Blog. Beautiful words from a beautiful person. We’re proud to have her as a member of the POA family! Click on the following link to view the CAF Blog