The Active Amputee

The Active Amputee

Bjoern Eser from The Active Amputee blog provides all the information you need to live an active and rewarding life as an amputee. He invites you on a journey to explore the endless possibilities people with a limb difference have to try out new activities, constantly pushing the boundaries and extending their comfort zone. In monthly interviews, Bjoern talks to other amputees, sharing their inspirational and encouraging stories. He chats with people from the industry, learning about new and exciting developments in the prosthetic sector. And he provides regular updates on funding opportunities, support groups and support schemes that assist amputees from managing their day to day life to fulfilling their wildest dreams. Being an amputee himself, Bjoern can draw on 15 years of experience and countless adventures on four continents. And he is more than willing to share his knowledge freely to encourage others with a limb difference to be active, to be adventurous, to be happy.The music ... Show More

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TAA #004: Climbing as an above knee amputeeClimbing is an amazing sport. Full stop. No matter if you are into bouldering or top-roped routes at a local climbing wall, prefer pre-bolted sport routes outdoors or love the thrill of proper multi-pitch trad climbing or a deep-water solo, the sport has something for everybody. And I mean everybody, no matter if you are able-bodied (what ever that is) or not. Here is a simple guide: Ten e... Read more

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TAA #003: The journey to losing my leg by Bjoern Eser (part 3)In this final part of our mini series, Bjoern talks about his amputation, how is was important for him to make all the key decisions based on his idea of how he wanted to live his life and how the loss of a limb pathed the way to a new life bursting with amazing opportunities.The music - as always - is Urbana-Metronica (wooh-yeah mix) by spinningmerkaba (c) copyright 201... Read more

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TAA #001: The journey to losing my leg by Bjoern Eser (part 1)In this first part of our mini-series, Bjoern shares his story of becoming an amputee. This episode covers his cancer year, from the initial diagnose through the chemotherapy to being discharged from hospital.The music - as always - is Urbana-Metronica (wooh-yeah mix) by spinningmerkaba (c) copyright 2011 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http:... Read more

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TAA #002: The journey to losing my leg by Bjoern Eser (part 2)In this second part of our mini-series, Bjoern shares his story of becoming an amputee. This episode focuses on his recovery after the chemotherapy, how he started to gain confidence in his body again until new leg-related trouble was brewing again.The music - as always - is Urbana-Metronica (wooh-yeah mix) by spinningmerkaba (c) copyright 2011 Licensed under a Creative ... Read more

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