All amputee Team to contest the 2012 Baja 1000
are a group of experienced Baja off---road motorcycle riders racing the upcoming
Baja 1,000 as a fundraiser to generate money for prosthetics and modified
equipment for spinal cord injuries for returning American soldiers so they can
participate in the sports they love. As former veterans and physically
challenged athletes, HERO Racing is very passionate about helping...
names recipient of prosthetic Leg !
active boy is Nicholas. He is an amputee. But thanks to the efforts of HERO
and the Challenged Athletes Foundation he will receive a new prosthetic. His
father writes, " We cannot thank you and the HERO team enough! Nick is very
excited about getting the new leg. If there is anywhere that he struggles at
all, it's with his ability to run and maneuver quickly. He has done very well
with what he has, but this will certainly give him an advantage over what he has
now. He is very excited and can't wait to try it out for winter basketball."