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Faith and Emotional Sobriety
Cambridge Dictionary defines a life-changing experience as "having an effect that is strong enough to change someone's life." Almost 4 years ago, my life changed when a bad sprain turned into a life-threatening infection that resulted in a below-knee amputation. Although things were challenging after my amputation, the thought of giving up never crossed my mind because I believed God saved me for a reason.
Healthy eating tips from Paralympian Scout Bassett
As an athlete, I need a healthy diet to fuel my body, but that doesn’t mean it has to be tasteless! I’m an avid home-chef who enjoys finding new recipes to test and make on my own. I love the exciting flavors of traditional Chinese cuisine, and of course, no meal is complete without something sweet to top it off.
Join the Resiliency Movement: Amputees Know Perseverance
Individuals living with limb loss are among the most resilient people in the world. Many of you have overcome traumatic accidents or difficult health conditions that enabled you to view the world through a new lens. In honor of Limb Loss Awareness Month, we invite you to share your personal story of resilience. How have you persevered, adapted and overcome your limb loss or limb difference?
IPC postpones Paralympics Games by one year
Ottobock will support athletes a the Paralympics in Tokyo 2021. "The love for the Paralympics is deeply rooted in the DNA of our company," said Professor Hans Georg Näder, owner and Chairman of the Board of Ottobock, in response to the postponement of the Games.
Our Community’s Resilience Can Help the World in This Challenging Time
Most of us know what it’s like to be living one way and then, because of a life-changing occurrence, taking a radically different approach to life immediately. Life seems to come to a standstill, much like it has everywhere in recent weeks due to the global pandemic. This is why I firmly believe that our community is best equipped to rise up...