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" You know you've made it to the big time when you're on a cereal box. "
" Once I started feeling better and healthier and learned to walk on my first prosthetic leg, I realised I'm not going to be satisfied with just walking around. "
" The crazy part, with all of the surgeries I had, I retained water from the IV fluids, and I gained 60 pounds. I was 247 pounds at my maximum. I couldn't even touch my face because my joints were swollen. I was so big, it was ridiculous - just insane. "
" Having already used a Fox shock in my Moto Knee, the prosthetic leg I developed, I knew that I would take advantage of Fox's superior suspension dynamics in the Versa Foot as well. "
" I take a ton of pride in what our flag and our anthem stands for. "
" A lot of the jobs I had revolved around metal fabrication and creating and building and maintaining equipment. "
" As a kid growing up in a rural area, I was always tinkering with parts and machinery. "
" Snowboarding and skiing are big adaptive sports, so that's kind of a market that I wanted to make our equipment used for. "
" It's kind of crazy how one thing can lead to another if you keep your eyes open to it. "
" Building prosthetics that allow people to get back to the fun activities in life is as rewarding a job as I can imagine. It's just as fulfilling for me as winning at the racetrack. "
" I'm from Minnesota and have always lived there. And my competitive career actually started in the late '90s racing motocross, which then turned into racing snowmobiles professionally. I turned pro in 2003, racing with the best in the world and living my dream as a professional athlete. "
" I am the owner of my prosthetic manufacturing business, BioDapt, which manufactures lower-limb prosthetics for sports. "
" When I originally started looking at different prosthetic components, most of them were just set up for walking. "
" I know what it takes to make myself perform. "
" The Moto Knee shows people what's possible. It's about guys getting back in action in a sport they love. "
" Fox and I go way back... I got to know the Fox folks pretty well as the result of spending time at races with them over the years. "
" It is definitely easier to deal with injuries on the mental side after you've had a few of them, since you are aware of the recovery process. "
" I travel a lot. I didn't want to be stuck sitting in my office managing the business. "
" To be on the world stage carrying our flag and representing the U.S. Paralympic Team is a huge honor. "
" When you walk, you need the leg to swing back and forth underneath you. It needs to flex at a certain point, then extend as you follow through your gait. Now, that function doesn't really help at all while I'm standing on my dirt bike or snowmobile. "
" I'm a huge fan of Fox, and I'm honored to be officially joining the FOX team with them as my title sponsor. "
" I love being outdoors and trekking around. "
" I'm out of my comfort zone every time I'm on the race course. "
" I had a wreck during a race in Michigan, which led to the hyperextension of my left leg and subsequent amputation. "
" I was always out wiping around on the farm with three-wheelers and four-wheelers. I loved the speed and the adrenaline rush that followed. "
" It was a true honor to have represented my country at my first Paralympic Winter Games and proud to bring home gold and silver medals for the U.S. "
" After snowboarding a fair bit in 2011 and 2012 to test equipment, I got pretty good at it, and some friends at Adaptive Action Sports talked me into competing at the exhibition event at the Winter X Games in the adaptive boardercross. I was able to step up my game pretty quick and compete. I took last place, but knew I could improve. "
" I remember my dad telling me that if I wanted to start racing motocross, I had to get a job and pay for it myself. So I did. As soon as I was able to drive myself to work, I got into racing motocross at age 15. "
" Not a day goes by when I don't wish I had both legs. "
" I know firsthand the way that Fox supports their athletes because they've been there for me since the beginning. I know that I can count on them. "
" Never did I ever think I would be competing on a snowboard out here in X Games. "