While it's not getting as much attention as the
Olympics, the London 2012 Summer Paralympics is turning out some tremendous
Despite being born without arms, that
hasn't stopped Matt Stutzman from winning a Paralympic medal in
an event in which it seem impossible to excel without arms.
The 29-year-old won an archery silver in
the individual compound this weekend. His other
competitors, including the athlete who defeated him for gold on
the final arrow, are in wheelchairs but have the use of their
He carefully places the arrow with his left
foot, aims the bow with his extended right foot, contorts his
body so he can pull back the cord with his teeth and releases.
Where there's a will, there's a way.
Congratulations to Matt Stutzman!