Hanger Clinic Patient Athletes Head to Tokyo
Several athletes who receive orthotic or prosthetic care from Hanger Clinic are preparing to travel to Tokyo, where they will represent the United States in competition against the best para-athletes in the world.
Tokyo 2020: Tune into NBC from Aug. 24 – Sept. 5
Hanger Clinic patients participating include first-time athletes like 16-year-old Ezra Frech, the youngest member of the USA Para Track and Field Team, as well as returning athletes, like four-time medalist and Women’s Sitting Volleyball Team member Lora Webster:
- Jamie Brown – Triathlon
- Ezra Frech – Track and Field
- McKenna Geer – Rifle Shooting
- Shelby Jensen – Fencing
- Jake Schrom – Powerlifting
- Lora Webster – Sitting Volleyball
To watch their events and cheer them on, check out NBC’s program schedule. View the full press release for more information.
Watch Now: The Paralympic Journey
Paralympians Ezra Frech and McKenna Geer discuss their preparations and training for 2020, the team support they’ve had to achieve their goals, and what they’re looking forward to in Tokyo.
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