Paralympic star Jody Cundy unveils new racing leg for London
The nationalistic pattern for Jody Cundy comes from organisation behind Oscar Pistorious’ blades, Icelandic organisation Össur (Kelkel)
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British Paralympic cycling star Jody
Cundy has denounced a tradition prosthetic leg he’s anticipating will energy him to a
sixth bullion award in London.
The 33-year-old, who was innate with a
deformed feet that was amputated when he was only three, has collaborated with
Össur, a Icelandic association who constructed a ‘blades’ for South African
superstar Oscar Pistorious.
It facilities a special nationalistic design
with a Union Jack in a colour intrigue of a Stella McCartney-designed
athlete kit. It’s also emblazoned with a names of all a people who’ve
helped him via his stellar career, and a award house of a 10 he’s picked up
at Paralympics and universe championships down a years.
“It’s a whole new leg for London,” pronounced Cundy. “It’s
a excellence of a leg we had in Beijing
with new positioning and fixing and polished aerodynamics. we consider a leg
looks overwhelming and it is a appreciate we to everybody who has helped me on my
journey to a Games, right from when we started competing adult until now.
“I adore customising my leg. With so many
restrictions on pack and other pieces of apparatus it’s good to have a bit of
creative leisure and mount out from a crowd.”
Richard Hirons, lead prosthetist of
Össur, added: “It happens to be a thing of beauty and I’m really confident with
the result. “We’ve been really gratified during Össur to work with Jody and his
coaching and support team on this collaborative project.
“We know that Jody
will do his best when he’s called to a line, as he always does. In prosthetic
terms we’ve been postulated a event to compensate courtesy to sum that often
we’re not means to do. But whatever a contribution, it is Jody who has put in
the hours and a bid that is a genuine headline. And for that, he has our
support, indebtedness and best wishes.”
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