Playing With A Prosthetic Leg

Matthew Shepherd has had to rediscover how to play ultimate after having his leg amputated due to a bone disease. Read this wonderful first person essay from Shepherd on the Show Game. An excerpt:

I have to be smart when playing. As moving and changing direction can be difficult, I need to make sure that every move counts – that every cut has purpose. I try to make a strong fake, to prey on other players not expecting me to be able to move the way that I do.

  1. Charlie Eisenhood
    Charlie Eisenhood

    Charlie Eisenhood is the editor-in-chief of Ultiworld. You can reach him by email (charlie@ultiworld.com) or on Twitter (@ceisenhood).

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