Paige Calendine, an 8-year-old girl from the US state of Ohio, has become an inspiration for budding gymnasts all over the world. She was born without legs but her perseverance has turned her into an accomplished competitor in gymnastics. She got involved in sports when she was just 18 months old. Now, her immense dedication and hard work have led her to believe that her disability is not an obstacle to the path of greatness. Paige told the same channel her parents started her gymnastics training early because they wanted her to have good body strength.
Woman in Madhya Pradesh gives birth to baby without arms & legs, doctors baffled
8-year-old Ohio girl born without legs competes in gymnastics at Arnold Sports Festival | WSYX
Jen Bricker was born without legs due to a genetic defect and abandoned at birth by her biological parents. She was taken in by her adoptive parents and proceeded to have a relatively normal childhood. And like many young girls of the s, she grew up loving gymnastics and idolizing Dominique Moceanu. Bricker, 28, watched her idol win gold with the Magnificent Seven during the Olympics. She was proud that Moceanu also had Romanian-American heritage and a small stature. Despite her physical limitations, Bricker went on to build her own successful gymnastics career.
A year-old woman in Madhya Pradesh has given birth to a baby girl who is missing all four limbs due to a rare genetic disorder. Due to an autosomal recessive congenital disorder called Tetra-Amelia, the baby has had no legs and arms. Besides missing limbs, the baby suffers from no other health problems.
Jennifer Bricker born October 1,   is an American acrobat and aerialist. She is the sister of gymnast Dominique Moceanu. Born without legs, she was placed for adoption by her parents. The same year she received the U. It was retold by the BBC in January