Photos: Amputee-athlete gets his C-Legs

Photos: Amputee-athlete gets his C-Legs

Summary: Cameron Clapp lost part of both legs, but that doesn't stop him from competing at track and field meets.

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  • Cameron on the track

    Cameron Clapp competes at the 2005 Endeavor Games with the help of C-Leg prosthetic devices. Microprocessors in the knee guide a hydraulic system that influences each step.

  • Cameron fishing

    Clapp also uses a prosthetic arm. For both his arm and his legs, he has a variety of systems for different endeavors such as running and swimming.

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