Ottobock Fitness Revolution

Join us for an adaptive sports and fitness event for amputees at any age, fitness, or mobility level.

October 29, 2022 | 10:00am–2:00pm

Ability360 Sports & Fitness Center

5031 East Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ 85034

Train. Learn. Connect.

The goal of this event is for amputees of all fitness levels to maintain or regain their freedom of movement. There will be prosthetists, physical therapists and athletes with amputation providing their expertise on adaptive sports and exercise. During this clinic, participants will partake in fun activities, connect with individuals of all abilities, and build confidence in using a prosthesis.

ACCESS TO THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY

Try out a fitness prosthesis at the event

Along a beach, over a trail, on the track . . . there’s nothing like the satisfaction of a good workout. Ottobock’s Fitness prostheses makes it possible to get up and moving again.


If you would like to trial fit an Ottobock fitness prosthesis, this is the perfect opportunity to do so!  Simply indicate you wish to participate on the registration form to begin.

Schedule

Subject to Change Without Notice

8:30 AM

Registration and Running Blade Fittings

Before the event begins, come by early to be properly fitted with your trial sports prosthesis by one of our prosthetists.

10:00 AM

Welcome and Introductions

Join us for a special greeting from our prosthetic team to start the day off.

10:15 AM

Group Stretch and Warm-Up

Engage in a group stretch to loosen up those muscles for a fun day of activities!

10:30 AM

Walking and Running Training

Get used to your new sports prosthesis under expert supervision. Learn proper stretching, walking and running techniques. Open to all mobility levels.

10:30 AM

Rock Climbing Training

With the help from the amazing climbing crew at Ability360, join us as we learn to reach new heights.

10:30 AM

Stationary Bike and Seated Row

Receive instruction and engage in low impact activities that better you health.

12:00 PM

Lunch and Special Guest Panel Discussion

Ottobock Care will be providing lunch for today's participants while listening to an engaging Q&A panel discussion featuring great, local amputee speakers. Moderated by Randy Titony of Ottobock Patient Care.

1:00 PM

Wind-down Exercises

Cool down to relax after a day of activities and engage in an obstacle course. There will also be some competitive fun for those interested.

1:30 PM

Wrap Up and Group Photo

It's been a great day of fun and fitness! We look forward to seeing you all next time and thank you for coming.

Guest Speakers

Jeff Waldmuller

Jeff is from Utah and works as a research & development prosthetist for Ottobock. He has a long background in adaptive sports including Mountain-biking, Track & Field, Triathlon, volleyball, skiing and more. He's completed 4 Ironman triathlons, countless marathons including Boston, and runs rugged trail ultramarathons of 50 miles or longer. Jeff also serves as an official prosthetist for the Paralympics.

Greg Rybka

Greg is a congenital tri-level amputee and is the oldest of 6 children. He enjoys spending time outdoors, playing guitar, and living a normal everyday life! From an early age, Greg’s parents signed him up for many sports and that played a significant role in building confidence and learning perseverance.

Nickolas Pryor, M.S.

Nick is a multi-sport athlete, coach, and Program Manager of Athletics at Ability360 Sports and Fitness Center. Nick also teaches Inclusive Community Sport at Arizona State University. After losing the lower part of his right leg at age 4, Nick continued his love for sports by participating and strived to turn it into a career. Nick finished his undergraduate degree at Indiana University in 2013, and went on to earn his Master’s degree at Arizona State in 2019 emphasizing his research on the motivations for participation in adaptive sports.”

Dan Bonaroti, PT, MPT

Dan Bonaroti, PT, MPT is the founder and owner of Touchstone Rehabilitation in Phoenix Arizona. He has over 25 years of experience in gait training clients with amputation and neurologic injuries.  He has trained clients with all levels of amputation from hip disarticulation to clients with below the knee amputation and has worked with all prosthetic knee systems.  

Touchstone utilizes the gait concepts of Bob Gailey's approach including resistive gait training with a focus on transverse pelvic rotation.

His goal is to maximize every clients recovery to the highest level including running and recreational activities.  Touchstone Rehab has established the Amputee Transition Program at Ability 360 to help those that need assistance with membership funding.  Dan has also assisted in establishing the Stand Up Basketball Program at Ability 360 and is a sponsor of AMP Day with Arizona Disabled WaterSports.


Jacky Hunt-Broersma

Jacky Hunt-Broersma is an Amputee ultramarathon runner based in Arizona. She's a cancer survivor and endurance coach. Jacky set a new world record for most consecutive marathons by running a 104 marathons in a 104 days and raised a $194 000 for amputee blade runners. 

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While we would like to include everybody, we do have a limited number of available spots for this event.  Therefore we encourage you to sign up as soon as possible to make sure your space is reserved.

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