ABR Class 2016

Noah Elliot

I would like to update you on the newest blessings & opportunities occurring since I connected with you all at ABR last year. With this being my first season on a snowboard, when I look around I see nothing but awesome support from family and friends! This past season taught me much about snowboarding and Read More…

Zyra Gorecki

Zyra Gorecki

Brad Beschta

My name is Brad and I was fitted with a running leg in April 2016. It’s been just over a year since receiving my running blade and words cannot describe how much I appreciate and enjoy being able to have the proper equipment to lead a more active lifestyle. As a 23 year old man Read More…

Sidney Smith

My name is Sidney Smith and I would consider myself being active all my life. I’m a fairly new double amputee with only a couple of years under my belt. As soon as I got my first prosthetics legs all I wanted to do is run. I was given walking prosthetics first because my insurance Read More…

James Rutherford

Age: 52 Amputation Date: 12/6/2012 Married to Jennifer; 3 daughters 32, 30 and 6 years old; 3 grand children My amputation was elective, I had 27 previous surgeries and had enough. I searched and found the right doctor. This to date is by far the best decision I have ever made, My pain levels were Read More…

Melanie Rowland

My name is Melanie Rowland and I am 40 years old. I became a below knee amputee at age 18 as the result of a motorcycle accident. I have been fit with nearly every type of prosthetic over the last 21+ years as finding the right one has proven to be a bit difficult. As Read More…

Ian Pulley

My name is Ian, I am 25 years old and because of the American Blade Runners I got my life back. Being born a conjoined twin and thereafter separated from my brother, I still had multiple anatomical abnormalities in my lower body because of a foot malformation I had when I was three years old Read More…

Megan Schabbing

My name is Megan Schabbing and I am a 22 year old, bi-lateral double amputee due to tibial hemimelia from central Illinois. Prior to receiving my Amputee Blade Runner (ABR) prosthetics I was quite active, despite my set-up that I had. All throughout elementary and middle school I was in taekwondo and achieved my black Read More…

Ryan Wallace

Age: 33 Location: South Lake Tahoe, California Occupation: Wrestling Coach, Business Owner and Student I’d like to start my bio by stating the conclusion first, being invited into the ABR family erased my fears of a painful future and instantly unlocked a lifetimes worth of enthusiasm. Cancer took my right but it did not take Read More…