Marko Cheseto, a paralympic athlete, recently moved from Alaska to train with us in Orlando. He is thinking of training for a marathon in the near future. Why not? #noboundaries #dreamitdoit
Four-year-old Charlie – recently adopted from China and missing both legs above the knee since birth – arrived at POA last month, eager to be fit with his very first set of prosthetic legs. While his check sockets were being fabricated, we introduced him to his new prosthetic “parts.” Charlie was fascinated with the feet […]
Regas Woods, brought up in Dunnellon, a small agricultural area in northern Florida, perpetually defied expectations. Born with a congenital anomaly that prevented the proper growth and development of his legs, the little boy who’s mother was told he would never walk is a paralympic champion with the 2016 paralympic games on his agenda. When […]
In 2002, Scout Bassett learned how to run at her very track event. In 2016, she is a world-class paralympic #Isopure athlete! #POAproud #BeInspired #14YearsLater #BloodSweatTears #AgainstTheOdds
Richard Browne won 2 Gold medals and 1 silver at the 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships held in Doha, Qatar, setting world records in two events. We are excited to be part of Richard’s team, and look forward to getting him ready for the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio! Read more about Richard, who became […]
Sending out congratulations to our POA client athletes Scout Bassett, Richard Browne, and April Holmes. All 3 of them made it to the finals in the 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships held in Doha, Qatar last week. Richard Browne won 2 Gold and 1 Silver, and set world records in two events! We’re beyond proud […]
Check out POA client Richard Browne’s inspiring story. (At about the 8:45 minute mark is a segment filmed at POA). Tragedy to Triumph The Richard Browne Story Browne is in Doha with #TeamUSA this week at the IPC Athletics Track & Field World Championships. Here’s his schedule: 10/24, 200m semifinals; 10/25, 200m finals; 10/29, 100m […]
Check out this article on POA prosthetist and amputee Ronnie Dickson, “Beyond the Fear of Failure,” in Apr/May 2015 edition of Amplitude!
POA client Evan Strong (BK) , paralympic gold medalist, inspires! Evan is the first paralympic athlete to be featured on a Wheaties box! #noboundaries Your can read more about Evan in the Client Stories section of our website Click Here
#AmysPOAProstheticPitCrew will be watching Amy Purdy and Derek Hough on Dancing with the Stars tonight! The theme this week is “most memorable year,” and they will dancing Contemporary. Go get ’em, Amy!!! #POAproud #DWTS #TeamAmy #PurdyHough Click here to view article and pics of Amy’s new dancing legs!