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 amputee Terry Fox was forced to stop his run across Canada for cancer research after it was discovered that his bone cancer had spread to his lungs. He died 10 months later. I Am Canadian, Canadian History, Change The World, In This World, O Canada, Nostalgia, Interesting History, Faith In Humanity, History

On This Day: Terry Fox’s “Marathon of Hope” Comes to an End

On Sept. 1, 1980, amputee Terry Fox was forced to stop his 5,000-mile run across Canada after it was discovered that his bone cancer had spread to his lungs. He died 10 months later, but not before realizing his dream of raising one dollar for cancer research for every person in Canada.

givedesignachance: “ KLIPPA - Prosthetic Leg for Rock Climbers by Kai Lin Inspired by mountain goats and their exceptional climbing ability, KLIPPA is a prosthetic leg design for amputee rock. Prosthetic Leg, Plakat Design, Escalade, Medical Design, Wearable Technology, Futuristic Technology, 3d Prints, Climbers, Rock Climbing

A Prosthetic Leg Designed Specifically for Rock Climbers

Kai Lin, a designer in Brooklyn, developed Klippa, a prosthetic leg for rock climbers. He designed it for American veterans who have lost legs, but would like to continue or take up climbing. Standard prosthetic legs are designed for walking and prove inadequate for the needs of climbers.To make Klippa a functional tool, Lin interviewed climbers and examined how their legs move. He determined that a climber's leg needs easily replaceable rubber, an elastic pivot point, and a small contact…

Heroic Hugh Herr lost both legs after a disastrous climbing trip when he was 17 - but it hasn't stopped the Massachusetts adventurer enjoying the sport he loves. Frases Coaching, Leadership, Life Coaching, Prosthetic Leg, Escalade, Kayak, Picture Day, We Are The World, Mountaineering

Hugh Herr is amazing. Terrific climber, MIT educated engineer and great guy. - RESPECT

Only a few months shy of his birthday, the legendary Fred Beckey’s passion for climbing has not faded one bit. Photo by Ben Moon Photography. Mountain Climbing, Rock Climbing, Parkour, Trekking, Yoga Sport, Photo Vintage, Escalade, Moon Photography, Kayak

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Rock climbing in a wheelchair? Who knew? WHAT limits? Mountain Climbing, Rock Climbing, Adaptive Sports, Escalade, Mountaineering, Climbers, Bouldering, Live Life, Pictures

"Those who say it can't be done should not interrupt those that are doing it!"

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