After 25 years of conducting the Amputee Walking School programs, the need for it's mission grows more than ever. I have never heard more than at any other other time in the history of the program from participants expressing heartfelt thanks. The inability to afford co-pays for outpatient physical therapy has left many amputees unable to reach their full potential.That is unacceptable.But in today's health care environment it is reality. I have never been more motivated to e
History. The one thing disabled sports does not have a lot of in the amputee category of sprinting is, History.
The first Paralympic Games were held in Rome, Italy, in 1960 and involved 400 athletes from 23 countries. Originally only wheelchair athletes were invited to compete. Amputees started competing in Toronto in 1976. Now today athletes from all over the world have the opportunity to take part in the Paralympic Games. I have had the good fortune and right timing to com