Cody McCasland: Challenge: Born with Sacral Agenesis which resulted in missing his tibias and knees, Cody's legs were amputated through the knee when he was just 15 months old. Perseverance: Cody inspires countless people by showing them what is possible, even at a young age. He is an active fundraiser, spokesperson and athlete who aspires to be a Paralympic swimmer. Read his story here…
Feedback System Lets Amputees "Feel" Prosthetic Leg. A sensorized shoe insole translates pressure into tactile feedback, helping amputees learn to walk on a prosthetic limb with a normal, healthy gait.
This time last year, wheelchair racer Jamie Carter was aiming for a place at the 2016 Paralympics in Brazil. After making rapid progress in the past 12 months, he is now getting ready for this summer's London Games. The 17-year-old Grimsby Institute student tells Simon Faulkner that the news of his selection is still sinking in.
Alexander McQueen, wooden prosthetic legs - McQueen made these as part of an ensemble (see related pin) for Aimee Mullins. Mullins is a world-class Paralympic athlete, and she modeled the outfit for his 1999 show