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Old 08-05-2012, 04:26 PM   #39
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Pat Bowlen

Do you any of you know anyone who has had to use prosthetic legs? I do. Basically unless someone grew up from a very young age using them, as this man his, there is no way they could race in them, let alone race in the Olympics. Since he has no calf muscle, his strength in his lower leg is capped at whatever the spring load is for those things. He has no muscle control of his foot. The fact that he is even able race as fast as he can is in itself amazing. I can't believe people actually think "it's easy" and that he is getting an unfair advantage.
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