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Monday, November 24, 2014

Articles tagged: amputees

Patience Beard is an Arkansas cheerleader despite prosthetic leg (Video)

Patience Beard isn’t letting her lack of a leg prevent her from living her dreams, and neither is the University of Arkansas. Beard, a freshman, is a member of the Arkansas cheerleading team despite being an amputee. If her prosthetic didn’t have a zebra pattern, you wouldn’t notice any difference between her and the other…Read More

Gavin Floyd Helps College Student Tim Smith Buy New Pair of Prosthetic Legs

Tim Smith is a senior at Trinity College who was born without legs.  Despite being born with a disability, Smith’s determination and perseverance have allowed him to lead a relatively normal life.  And by normal we mean above and beyond what the average person accomplishes; Tim has tackled the Andes Mountains twice among other seemingly…Read More

Matt Stutzman Becomes Record-Setting Archer Despite Having No Arms

Matt Stutzman is known as the Inspirational Archer, but until this week, I was unfamiliar with him. Stutzman is from Mason City, Iowa, and he’s an accomplished archer despite being born without arms. He uses his feat as arms to shoot a bow and arrow. In September, he hit a shot on target from 230…Read More

Quadruple Amputee Kyle Maynard Will Attempt to Climb Mount Kilimanjaro

Most of us would never imagine attempting to climb the fourth tallest mountain in the world. The task would take an insane amount of preparation and  courage. It would be a physically and mentally exhausting experience — even if you had both your arms and legs. According to CBS Atlanta, Kyle Maynard — a quadruple amputee…Read More

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