Posted on 29th Jan 2015
A world first. Jack Eyers, role model, walks on the Linx prosthetic leg, the first ever prosthetic limb with integrated computer control of knee and foot, a system in which the parts talk to each other like a human leg.
Jack Eyers’ story is about someone whose dream is something the fashion authorities often dismiss as irrelevant but which each of us can applaud and delight in seeing in action. Jack is a model. He was born with a disorder called proximal femoral focal deficiency (PFFD) that meant sections of his right leg didn’t form properly and eventually at 16 he needed an amputation to enable him to walk eff...