Ottobock teams with independent prosthetics provider to back triathletes

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Prosthetics supplier Ottobock teamed up with independent provider Dorset Orthopaedic this month to lead 26 teams mixed ability teams to compete in the Superhero Series Triathlon at Dorney Lake, Windsor.

Among the competitors were Paralympic Gold-medallist Andy Lewis who tackled a 750m swim, joined by Paratriathlon Paralympic silver medallist and current world champion Alison Patrick who cycled 20k in tandem with Rio2016 Paralympian George Peasgood whilst former wheelchair athlete Dr Ian Thompson competed in the 5k push/run.

In another team, Paratriathlete and former Paralympic swimmer Clare Cunningham swam 750m, triathlete Jack Peasgood guided blind athlete Doug Ellis on the 20k cycle and  11-time Paralympic wheelchair athletics champion, parliamentarian and television presenter Tanni Grey-Thompson competed in the 5k push/run.

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On behalf of Dorset Orthopaedic, Para-archery athlete Mark Pattenden cycled 10k, while Para-triathlete Hannah Moore took on a full 20k cycle. They faced stiff competition from Team GB Para-cyclist Liz Saul, who also competed in the 20k cycle.

Also supporting #TeamOttobock were staff, patients and friends as well as members from two of Ottobock’s official charity partners, Limbless Association and Arctic One Foundation.

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