Getting Back Up: The Kurt Yaeger Story
For amputee BMXer Kurt Yaeger, the word "impossible" doesn't exist
During the adaptive park event at X Games 16 in August, Kurt Yaeger pulled a backflip on a BMX bike. It certainly wasn't the first time Yaeger had ever done a backflip, but the moment held a special significance to the X Games athlete.
"I felt like the new guy again. I went in nervous, and I didn't want to get in anyone's way," says Yaeger. "That was the first backflip I pulled since my amputation," he adds.
33-year-old Yaeger's left leg was amputated following ...
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