Posts tagged amputee
60: Swimming to Tokyo with Haven Shepherd

Haven is a 16 year old swimmer who hopes to earn her spot on the United States Paralympic team for the 2020 Olympic games in Tokyo, Japan. She lost her legs when she was an infant because of a failed suicide bomb attempt by her birth parents. She views her life with no legs as a blessing and embraces the potential opportunity to represent the United States as an elite athlete. Hear more …

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50: Rebuilding Sergeant Peck with a Double Arm Transplant with John Peck

John Peck served as a Marine in Iraq and Afghanistan. During his second employment, an IED detonated after he stepped on it, and he lost all four of his limbs. After a long road to recovery, he received a double arm transplant and became the second veteran ever to receive this life-changing surgery. Hear more …

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45: Rise Up with No Legs and Become a Spartan with Kacey McCallister

Kacey McCallister lost both of his legs at the age of six in a terrible accident. He never made an excuse for himself and went on to succeed in all areas of life. He won championships in wrestling and cross country in high school. Now, he competes in Spartan Races across the country on his hands. In this episode:

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36: Brute Bionic Strength with Stephen Moore

Stephen Moore fell in love with powerlifting and dreamed that he would compete in the strongman competitions one day. However, one day he was hit by another vehicle while on his motorcycle and lost his leg below the knee in surgery. A lost leg did not stop Stephen and he went on to not only compete in the strongman competition, but win a few of them, too. Hear more …

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