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Move United Sets Out to Demistify Disability

Has it really only been 11 months since Disabled Sports USA and Adaptive Sports USA merged to create Move United? Seems like it’s been longer than that; the new organization has been very busy. They’ll keep the momentum going and mark their first anniversary next month with the 2021 Move United Education Conference. This virtual...

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Amputee Coalition National Conference: Save the Date

The Amputee Coalition held its National Conference virtually last year, and the results were truly outstanding: They put on a great show and set an all-time record for attendance. But there’s still no substitute for face-to-face gatherings to build relationships. So to maximize the odds that people can attend this year’s Conference in person, and...

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Prosthesis Lost and Found: The Answers

Scroll down for the answers to our true/false test about underwater prosthetic rescue operations. 1. Hollywood Cliffhanger: DON’T BELIEVE IT Lost: During a sailboat outing off the Southern California coast, a Paralympic hopeful accidentally pulled his residual limb out of the socket while reboarding after a quick swim. The prosthesis sank to the floor of...

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1st Person: Amputee surfing

This story comes to us from Angie Heuser, a LAKA from Phoenix. Within months of her operation, she resumed running; a few weeks later she took up surfing. Follow her journey at https://steppingoutinfaith.org/. Angie Heuser rides the waves on one leg Mana is the Hawaiian word for power. The power of the wave as it takes...

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Paralympics 2020: Follow Amputees to Tokyo

Throughout 2020, Amplitude will be providing ongoing coverage of U.S. amputees competing for slots on the U.S. Paralympic Team. Check in regularly for video profiles, athlete interviews, on-the-spot reporting and a complete preview of the Tokyo Games. Here’s a brief teaser:

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Best YouTube Channels by Amputees: AmputeeOT

Last year we introduced you to Hunter Woodhall, whose YouTube channel (with his girlfriend Tara Davis) has more than 100,000 subscribers. But Woodhall is far from the only amputee making a splash on YouTube. The platform is giving amputees a voice and a reach they’ve never had before. This week we’re checking out a handful...

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Best YouTube Channels by Amputees: Crew9t

Last year we introduced you to Hunter Woodhall, whose YouTube channel (with his girlfriend Tara Davis) has more than 100,000 subscribers. But Woodhall is far from the only amputee making a splash on YouTube. The platform is giving amputees a voice and a reach they’ve never had before. This week we’re checking out a handful...

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Best YouTube Channels by Amputees: Stump Kitchen

There’s a lot not to like about YouTube, but here’s one good thing about it: It’s giving amputees a voice and a platform they’ve never had before. This week we’re checking out a handful of people who are drawing big audiences on YouTube by sharing their experiences and demonstrating how rich the lives of today’s...

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