ABR Class 2012

Wendy Leverette

Hometown: Unionville, TN Wendy Leverette is a right BK amputee.  She has been an amputee going on 2 years.  Her goals immediately coming out of surgery was to one day compete in marathons.  Since receiving her running leg in December 2011 she has just completed her first 5k and is currently training for a 10k.  Read More…

Brandon Burke

Best Event: There were two: competing in the Kansas Relays with the whole competitive atmosphere and running in the Rudolph 5K with six other amputees that were also helped through ABR less than one year after the organization started! I was active in my youth, pursuing football and snowboarding as my most serious interests in Read More…

Phillip Graves

Hendersonville, TN Philip Graves is a left BK amputee.  His amputation was due to a congenital birth defect.  Philip lives a very active lifestyle.  Past accomplishments include earning a black belt and wrestling on the varsity squad in high school.  Currently Philip is running, swimming, cycling, and kick boxing on a consistent basis.  He has Read More…

Jeff Eschenburg

Hometown:  Brighton, MI. Favorite Running Event:  CRIM run in Flint, MI Best Moment:  Completing my first 5k event in 35:35 only 10 hours after the running socket was fabricated and no prior training. Jeff Eschenburg is a right knee disarticulation amputee and has been with Amputee Blade Runners since March of 2012.  Short term running Read More…

Kenny Green

Hometown: Smyrna, TN Favorite Running Event: Any of the Rock & Roll Marathon Series Best moment: Breaking the 2 hour mark on my 2nd 1/2 marathon Kenny Green is a left symes amputee and has been with Amputee Blade Runners since November of 2011. ABR’s support of a running leg has allowed him to compete Read More…

Laura Mullen

Hometown: Elkhart, IN Favorite Running event: Fenton Payne and Fred 5k? Best Moment: Completing the Fenton Payne and Fred 5k,… First time running a 5k and first time (truly running on that foot.   AMAZING! Laura Mullen is a left symes amputee and has been part of the Amputee Blade Runners since August 2011. Thanks to Amputee Read More…

Daryl Farler

Hometown: Murfreesboro, TN Favorite Running Event: The Warrior Dash Best moment: The infamous  2011 Franklin Classic Daryl joined ABR in January of 2011. In 2006 he was scratched by his dog in the corner of his left eye and contracted a virus that caused septic shock. This resulted in the loss of both his legs Read More…

Ryan Fann

Home State:  Georgia I lost my left foot at the age of 3 . My parents quickly realized that this wasn’t as much of setback in my life as they anticipated. Pee Wee football began at the age of 5 for me and every other sport you can think of followed. Growing up, I was Read More…

Zach Weber

Hometown:  Perrysburg, OH Favorite Running Event: Susan G. Koman: Race for the Cure Zach Weber has a left below knee amputation as a result of a motor vehicle accident. He has been running with Aaron Fitzsimmons and Ryan Fann (founders of Amputee Blade Runners) since before the organization began. Zach is now also a prosthetist, Read More…

Andrew Kittrell

Andrew is 14 years old.  He was born with Amniotic Band Syndrome which resulted in the congenital loss of his left leg below the knee, a right club foot as well as affecting the fingers on both hands.  He has underwent 7 surgeries since birth, none of which have stopped him from accomplishing anything that he wants! Read More…