All Athletes

Jeff Belcher

My name is Jeff Belcher and I live in the small town of Hudson, Ohio which is thirty miles south of Cleveland…home of the NBA Champions, Cleveland Cavaliers! I grew up in the Connecticut and was involved in many sports as a child. I was offered an athletic scholarship to play tennis at Old Dominion Read More…

Hannah Longmire

Hannah was adopted from South Korea at the age of 2. She was born with limb malformations of her hands and feet. Soon after joining her family, it was determined that Hannah’s feet needed to be amputated. Hannah received her first prosthetics at the age of three. Hannah’s family includes 7 siblings who are involved Read More…

Ethan Menges

In September 2015, two weeks before my 24th birthday, I became a quadruple amputee. After graduating college at Northwestern I had big plans that included starting my career as an Actuary, competing in a triathlon, and then preparing for an ironman and ultra marathon. Unfortunately, plans changed in January 2015 as I was walking out of Read More…

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…