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ONLINE EXPERIENCE

Prosthetic Adaptations w a Paralympian

ONLINE EXPERIENCE

Prosthetic Adaptations w a Paralympian

Book and join this experience from your computer, phone, or tablet.
Duration
1.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Hosted in
English
ONLINE EXPERIENCE

Prosthetic Adaptations w a Paralympian

ONLINE EXPERIENCE

Prosthetic Adaptations w a Paralympian

Book and join this experience from your computer, phone, or tablet.
Duration
1.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Although I've now found a way (and always learning) to do everything, I sometimes need a little help. I know my process is different to everyone else's but the outcome is often the same. I want to share with you all of the adaptations and prosthetic limbs that I use to successfully complete every activity. Some of the things l'll show you I have had to make myself because you can't buy it off the shelf. Although I'm missing my left arm, I spent 2 years at college and am a qualified 'Carpenter and Joiner'. I challenge you to try and find another Paralympic Carpenter! Remember this is a show and tell online experience, so come prepared with lots of questions and curiosity, lots of ideas of what I could use the adaptations for that I show you before I reveal the answers, and a creative mind for what I'm missing in my collection of prosthetic limbs. You won't offend me; so this is your opportunity to ask me any questions about being born and growing up missing my left arm, and the adaptations that I've used throughout my life. I look forward to seeing you soon!

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Learn more about David

David

I was born with no left forearm but was brought up to believe there was no such word as can't. Through lots of hard work and being passion about sport, I went on to represent Great Britain at the highest level for 15years. David is a 2 x Paralympian in Swimming & Triathlon, World & European Medallist, British Champion and was TeamGB's Youngest Athlete at the Athens 2004 Paralympics and Top 10 Finisher in the Rio de Janerio 2016 Paralympic Games. My parents used to watch me struggle when I was a little boy when I was learning to do simple tasks and let me discover for myself a solution and a way to do things. They would only ever intervene if I was really struggling but they never did anything for me and taught me to be resilient, determined and very independent. I'm so thankful to my family for shaping me into the person I am today.

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Pen and Paper

How to participate

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"Please connect with me from my home in Devon with video and audio and maximise your online experience."
— David
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Want to join with just your family and friends? David will host a private group for up to 10 guests starting at $211.

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

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Guest requirements

You’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. A link and details on how to join will be included in your booking confirmation email. Up to 10 guests ages 4 and up can attend. Make sure that any child who…

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This experience is best viewed from a computer / laptop screen. Experiences on a Wednesday and Sunday are more family friendly. Copyright Getty Images.
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Prosthetic Adaptations w a Paralympian
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