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Jan 28

Keating the Amputee Therapy Dog Makes it Big in Amplitude Magazine

Your favorite furry friend was a main feature in the January edition of Amplitude magazine, a nation-wide magazine for amputees and prosthetic users. Reporter Elizabeth Bofki conducted an exclusive interview with the rockstar pup, Keating, to help spread the word on what it’s like to be a prosthetic therapy dog. In the article, Keating gives a bit of a backstory to explain his origin with the Miller family, and how he grew up to be a huge influence for amputees or anyone who needs a reminder of perseverance.

If you don’t know Keating’s story, this article is a great way to read up on how he goes about his days at work throughout the week, and even how he is able to use his prosthetic leg. The interview is a great read, formatted in the style of a Rolling Stones interview which gives off a real superstar vibe for the deserving therapy dog. Three whole pages are dedicated to Keating, with multiple pictures interjected throughout the article, one picture being his famous pirate picture (featured on his personal business cards).

To check out Keating’s full interview, head over to Amplitude Magazine’s website (link below), and stay tuned to catch this celebrity pup on his next tour!

Online article-

Dec 5

Keating’s first 3D Printed Leg

Mark Miller and I (Nancy Miller), owners of Miller Prosthetics & Orthotics, rescued Keating from a shelter in Chattanooga, TN in 2014 so Mark could make legs for him as he grew. For the first five years of his life, Keating had the best prosthesis ever – each leg he made was comfortable and strong, and they helped Keating walk and run like his 4-legged friends. Mark even made a pirate peg leg of willow wood to go with his pirate costume.

From the start of our company, we wanted to advance our technology and explore 3D printing. We bought a printer and began learning the technology. Rick Sevier from Tulsa, Oklahoma initially helped us with scanning attempts and working on our 3D printer. I was able to learn a lot from Rick at his 3d printing classes for prosthetics & orthotics at his Steampunk Bionics Academy. Our printer wasn’t the greatest though, and our initial efforts were put on the back burner as our business grew.

In the summer of 2019, the goal of 3D printing Keating’s leg bubbled back to the top of the list. When our 3D printer wouldn’t work, I called Logan Mace at the recently opened Maker Space at our local community college, West Virginia University of Parkersburg (WVUP) and he made it happen!

I met with Logan at WVUP with a 3D scan of Keating’s residual limb, which we captured in our office using our structure scanner. From there, Logan helped me with the design and actual printing of the leg. After many trials, we were finally able to create a functional leg that fit Keating well. The WVUP Makerspace gave me the opportunity to learn new design software and gave me access to their printers to print the final product.

Keating now has a new 3D printed leg and does very well with it. Thank you to everyone who has helped us reach our goal – especially Logan Mace at WVUP. The marketing team at WVUP are also miracle workers and produced a great video on the project.

We are continuing to improve and modify the flexible liner, design of the socket and leg, and are now printing them in our Belpre, Ohio office. Thanks again to Rick Sevier as I attended another of his classes and heeded his advice on printer and filament selections. Both Rick and Logan are always available to help us through tough spots and get us to the next level. Click the link below to read more about our time working with WVUP.

Aug 14

How to Videos for Amputees

Oct 18

Keating, an amputee therapy dog with a prosthetic leg, visits many in the Mid-Ohio Valley

He may be one of the happiest dogs you will ever meet. In fact, you many not even notice right away that he is missing his right front leg. Keating was born without a leg in Chattanooga, TN in May 2014 and rescued by Mark and Nancy Miller that August. Mark Miller, a certified prosthetist/orthotist with offices in Belpre, OH and Parkersburg, WV, adopted Keating so that he could continue to make new legs for him as he grew. Now at four years old Keating has been wearing a prosthesis since he was a puppy, and his main job is to bring smiles to those in need.


Keating’s famous Pirate Picture used on his business card.

Most days, Keating can be found at the Belpre, Ohio office of Miller Prosthetics & Orthotics. He was trained by the Millers and was certified to be a therapy dog in June of 2016 by Therapy Dogs International. Within a week of his certification, the Millers took him to a National Amputee Coalition Conference in Greensboro, NC. The response from attendees with limb loss was so overwhelming, that they decided to share him with the community even outside of their office.

Now Keating makes weekly trips to Belpre Landing to visit the residents and others in short-term rehabilitation. He has also been to both hospitals in the area, a variety of doctor’s offices, and has recently made some rounds at HealthSouth Western Hills Rehab Hospital. He recently attended WVU’s Health & Wellness Day at the Grand Central Mall, the Senior Expo at Grand Pointe in May and a senior event at Putnam Howe Village in Belpre in June. He has visited students at Mineral Wells Elementary School and the Humane Society’s Camp Ruffin It, and was able to introduce the children to limb loss and how prosthetic legs work. He is always around for the Prosthetic Users Group meeting which is held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 6:30, usually at the Miller’s Belpre, Ohio office.

In June 2015, Keating won the costume contest for the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley. He was wearing a pirate costume and his then brand-new custom “peg-leg” hand-turned from willow wood. Willow is the type of wood that prostheses used to be made from. The pirate picture taken at that event is now featured on Keating’s very own business card. If you see Keating out and about, be sure to ask for his card!

For the last two years, Keating has also visited the Amputee Coalition’s summer camp for children with limb loss at Camp Joy, in Clarksville, Ohio. This year, one of the campers said she still had Keating’s card from the previous year. She carries it around in her wallet and brought it with her to the camp. She said that whenever she gets sad, she looks at the card and thinks “If he can do it, I can do it.”

Keating visits Mr. Brown last year on Halloween at Belpre Landing

To read more about Keating, you can find articles and pictures at under Inspiring Stories:

About Miller Prosthetics & Orthotics:
Miller Prosthetics & Orthotics is a team of highly experienced professionals who provide people with the most comfortable and functional fit for artificial limbs, and orthotic braces, supports and cranial helmets. They see patients in two locations: Belpre, Ohio and Parkersburg, West Virginia. They are a high-tech, organized and efficient organization who provide outstanding patient satisfaction at all levels. They also lead the Prosthetic Users Group of the Mid-Ohio Valley, own a 3-legged certified therapy dog named Keating, and are certified visitors through the Amputee Coalition.

For more information about Miller Prosthetics & Orthotics, call 740-421-4211, visit or email us at

Here is an accompanying article written by the Parkersburg News & Sentinel:

Aug 29

Prosthetic Users Group Meets Monthly in Belpre, Ohio

Caption: Members of Prosthetic Users group meet on location with Rick Headley, Driver Rehabilitation Specialist in Marietta. Front Row: Jay Yost, Kay and Bill Enlow. Back Row: Fred Yonda, Rick Headley, Nancy Miller, Jack and Linda Fetty, Francis Trickett, Kim and Jeff McLaughlin.

Limb loss in the Mid-Ohio Valley is more common than you may realize. In fact, according to the National Amputee Coalition’s report, there are over 2.1 million people in the United States living with limb loss and 507 people who lose a limb every day. If you or your friend/relative are living with limb-loss or facing an amputation, know that you are not alone.

Amputees living in the Mid-Ohio Valley and surrounding area get together monthly to share tips & tricks for adapting to life with limb loss. The meetings often start out with a speaker. Recent speakers have included a variety of physical therapists, massage therapist Kenna Lewis from Zenergy, and even member Dr. McCarter, Chiropractor and owner of McCarter Health Center. The group has occasionally met at different locations. The photo was taken with driver rehabilitation specialist Rick Headley, from Memorial Health Systems. In the past, they have also met up with the amputee support group from Columbus, Amps4Ohio, for day trips to Blennerhassett Island and Lake Logan.

The members also set personal goals, and when they are achieved, they are awarded with a gold medal for that month. Goals range from taking a few steps to riding a bike again or returning to work.

This local group is part of the national support group network from the Amputee Coalition. A variety of printed material is available free of charge at the meetings as well as links to online resources. Novels featuring amputees, such as “Living with No Excuses” by Noah Galloway and “On My Own Two Feet: From Losing My Legs to Learning the Dance of Life” by Amy Purdy, are also available for members to “check-out”.

At the meetings, the group is also exposed and encouraged to participate in a variety of activities. For example, adaptive snow and water skiing, kayaking, ballroom dancing, rock climbing, the Annual Amputee Coalition’s National Conference and the Annual Amputee Celebration in Columbus, Ohio. Group leaders Mark and Nancy Miller are always willing to attend the activities and conferences with members to help them knock another goal off their list.

An instructor is lined up to provide an 8-hour training for the National Amputee Coalition’s Peer Visitor Training. This will certify members to visit people who are considering an amputation, or who have recently undergone an amputation. It is important for people to know that there is life after amputation, and it is often possible to return to their previous activity levels. Often, when a new amputee sees how well a peer walks with an artificial limb, their hope and motivation is restored. They can also ask questions to someone who has already experienced the range of emotions and physical issues or challenges that they are currently going through. The training date has not been set yet, but if you are interested, call Nancy Miller at 740-421-4211.

The group is sponsored by Miller Prosthetics & Orthotics and is open to everyone with limb loss and their family and friends. The group usually meets at Miller Prosthetics & Orthotics’ new location in Belpre, Ohio: 2354 Richmiller Lane, Belpre, Ohio 45714. Occasionally the meeting is held offsite so to be sure, please check the website each month for the location or call Nancy at 740-421-4211. There is usually coffee, water and popcorn and lately members have brought a variety of sweets and snacks to share.

The group meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 6:30 pm. Check for location.

Whether you are a new amputee or have been living with limb loss for many years, you are encouraged to attend. If you don’t need the support of the group, others may need support from you.

Stories and photos are also shared on the groups’ Facebook page. Just search “Prosthetic Users Group Mid Ohio Valley” in Facebook, or find the link on

We hope to see you next month! Call Nancy Miller with any questions at 740-421-4211

About Miller Prosthetics & Orthotics:
Miller Prosthetics & Orthotics is a team of highly experienced professionals who provide people with the most comfortable and functional fit for artificial limbs, and orthotic braces, supports and cranial helmets. They see patients in two locations: Belpre, Ohio and Parkersburg, West Virginia. They are a high-tech, organized and efficient organization who provide outstanding patient satisfaction at all levels. They also lead the Prosthetic Users Group of the Mid-Ohio Valley, own a 3-legged certified therapy dog named Keating, and are certified visitors through the Amputee Coalition.

For more information about Miller Prosthetics & Orthotics, call 740-421-4211, visit or email us at


Oct 29

2016 Paralympics – Rio de Janeiro. Overview Presentation

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Oct 15

Paralympics Rio 2016 – Press Release

Athletes from all over the world faced off in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the 2016 Paralympic Games, and volunteers from the Mid-Ohio Valley were there to help!
A goal set in 2012 came to fruition four years later when Mark and Nancy Miller of Miller Prosthetics & Orthotics volunteered in the 2016 Paralympics. As a Certified Licensed Prosthetist, Mark Miller offered his services in the 1996 Paralympics in Atlanta. This time, against all the risks and warnings, they both made the trip to Rio. The volunteer process involved an online application, skype interviews and online training courses. Once selected as a volunteer, the company “Rio 2016” then assigns each volunteer a role and venue, and assigns a work schedule that can be accepted or rejected by the applicant. Volunteers must be willing to serve for ten days.

Mark and Nancy give USA Paralympic Kayaker Kelly Allen a Keating Pirate Shirt after her race!

Mark and Nancy give USA Paralympic Kayaker Kelly Allen a Keating Pirate Shirt after her race!

Nancy headed to Rio solo since she accepted her month long schedule, which included time before and after the games. The Paralympic Games ran from September 7- 18 and followed the regular Olympic games. The Opening and Closing Ceremonies were held at the same Maracanã Stadium as the Olympics, and the event venues and Paralympic Village were all held at the same places the Olympics occurred. Olympic Park, Athletes Village and other stadiums were built for the Olympic Games. New highways, subway lines and a new BRT bus system was also developed for the games but will also benefit the people of Rio.

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is responsible for the Paralympic Games. They work together with the National Paralympic Committees (NPC) from each country. The International Federation of Sport (IF) has a leader in charge of each sport. Together the leaders of these groups make up the “Paralympic Family.” Nancy and Mark both worked in the International Relations department and the Paralympic Family Members were their clients. Nancy worked at the Paralympic Help Desk in the lobby of the Windsor Barra Hotel, in Barra da Tijuca neighborhood of Rio. Mark worked at the Tennis Venue at Olympic Park, which was also in Barra da Tijuca, but required an hour travel time between the BRT bus system and the long walk into the park.

Nancy received her assignment first, so she found an apartment next door to her work location, which happened to be across the street from the Barra da Tijuca beach. The location was fabulous. The ocean and the beaches are scattered with breathtakingly beautiful granite mountains. Surprisingly the beaches were very clean and the area was probably the safest in Rio. Rio is a very active and health-conscience community. In the morning, people exercise all over the beach, along with jogging on the beach or boardwalk, you’ll find biking, surfing, personal trainers, beach volleyball games and lessons, and even foot volley – which is a combination of soccer and volleyball. There are even exercise stations near each “Posto” which are numbered lifeguard stands. The Millers were able to fit in beach volleyball lessons three days a week before work. It was a double lesson since all instructions were in Portuguese! Along with the lessons, they made great friends with the owner, Cynthia, instructor Alex and many of the students. They even had a going away treat from one of the students with Canjica – a variety of Brazilian white corn served warm with milk, sugar and cinnamon and crushed peanuts on the side.

Mark was able to watch wheelchair tennis during some of his volunteer time, and got to know David Wagner, from team USA. Nancy worked behind the scenes with the organizers. Although she didn’t get to work at a venue, she was given tickets to several events including the Opening and Closing Ceremony. The seats were actually some of the best in house, and included access to the Paralympic Family Lounge. The lounge ended up being a great place to get to know some of the leaders from each country, and learn a bit about how the organization of the games works.

The Millers’ were able to sync their schedules and attend several events on their time off. They watched Wheelchair Rugby, Women’s Triathlon, Cycling, Wheelchair Tennis, and Canoe Sprints (which were actually racing kayaks). There were so many more events they wanted to see, but it was tough to fit everything in. The venues were very spread out. The track and field events, for example, were across town, almost two hours away.


Women’s Triathlon – USA Athlete

The athletes were absolutely amazing. Nancy said “the wheelchair rugby had serious bumper action, even overturned chairs and the wheelchair tennis players would easily beat me”. The United States women swept the triathlon, with Allysa Seely taking Gold, Hailey Danisewicz taking Silver and Melissa Stockwell with Bronze in the PT4 category, and Grace Norman crossing the finish line first, taking the gold in the PT2 category. The athletes are categorized according to their level of ability. The wins were extra rewarding in this inaugural year – 2016 was the first year the triathlon was an official sport in the Paralympics. The Millers also witnessed the inaugural canoe event and met the Kelly Allen, the USA female athlete after the race. They congratulated Kelly with a Keating Pirate shirt!

When asked what the best part of the trip was, Nancy replied “By far the best part of Rio and this Paralympic adventure was the welcoming nature of the Cariocas and all of the Brazilian people. (Cariocas are the proud people who are originally from Rio.) In all of the places we have been, we have never met more friends and felt more welcomed than we did in Brazil.” In fact, Nancy met Claudia originally through Air B-n-B and in person on Nancy’s second day in Rio, and now has a best friend for life! Along with Brazilians, they made new friends from all over the world! They were invited to the German House, and danced the night away on a dance floor filled with a good mix of Germans and Brazilians along with athletes, people dancing on their feet or in their chairs.

Trading pins is a key activity among people involved with the games. The Millers were prepared with pins of their own to trade. The “Keating” pins featured their amputee pirate dog with Carpe Diem, Ohio – WV, USA and their website. The pins along with similarly made Keating shirts were a big hit with everyone. They returned home with a new collection of pins from around the world and two athletic shirts from Ireland and Portugal.


One sunny day off after the canoe sprint event, Mark and Nancy fit in some sightseeing. They took a train to the top of Corcovado mountain to see “Christ the Redeemer” up close. Christ the Redeemer (Cristo Redentor) is a statue that is two-thirds the height of the Statue of Liberty. There, on top of one of the new seven wonders of the world, they ran into Mark’s new friend, David Wagner, who just took the silver medal in wheelchair tennis. From there the Millers headed to Sugarloaf Mountain, where they took a cable car to both mountain tops. On the highest peak, they ran into more friends – this time, it was the NPC President from Ireland and his wife Jimmy and Catherine Gradwell. The Millers then found their way to an amazing bar/restaurant with an indescribable view and met the Mullen family from Scotland. Turns out their son Andrew Mullen swam for Great Brittan’s Paralympic team. The Millers were able to catch Andrew take the Silver in the 50m backstroke the next evening on Sportv and recorded the medal ceremony for them.

The last week Nancy was in town, she shopped for gifts for members of the Prosthetic Users Group. This group of friends with limb loss meets the fourth Thursday of the month at Shoney’s in Parkersburg, WV at 6:30.  Please spread the word to anyone you know with limb loss.
You can read more about their Paralympic Adventures and see photos at – click on the “Rio” link on the top right.


International Relations Team poses with Paralympic Mascot, Tom at the Paralympic Family Hotel

Sep 23

Last day in Rio!

Nancy Miller takes the advice of a friend, and jumps off a cliff!  Fortunately it was with Renaldo Pereira da Silva, “Jajao”, a hang gliding and airplane pilot with over 25 years flying experience.  The kites glide on the ocean winds over the Pedra Bonita mountains in Sao Conrado neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro.  Nancy was in Rio for one month to volunteer for the 2016 Paralympics.  She was delighted to end  the trip with a beautiful day for flying, and an amazing adventure.

Mark would have joined Nancy on this adventure, but during the games, there was no flying due to National Security issues. They plan to go back so that Mark can experience this amazing adventure!






Sep 11

USA Sweeps Women’s Triathlon and We Were There!

Mark and I woke up early and headed to Copacabana Beach for the Triathlon. We took the new segment of the metro (subway) line that was only open to people with tickets or credentials. We had credentials, but no tickets. We didn’t think we needed tickets and thought we could just watch from the beach. We had a short walk from the subway to the event at Fort Copacabana, and the race started at 10 am.

When we arrived at the beach, we found that the roads were blocked off and there was a big fence for the event. As we approached the entrance, one of the volunteers noticed the “6” on our credentials and ushered us to the entrance area. From there we were passed off to other volunteers as we crossed the event course and led right into the Paralympic Family Lounge. We couldn’t believe it! Evidently the department we work for has the best credentials out of all volunteers and gives us access to the lounge, including the best seats, food and beverages. These seats included couches and nice chairs set up on a platform on the beach, with access to the swimming transition area.


Mark and Nancy Miller at the Triathlon event – Copacabana Beach



Paralympic Family Lounge

In the lounge we met George Bauernfeind, from BP. We learned that BP is a significant sponsor of the Paralympics. They sponsor several athletes and also pay to bring their families to the games for their support.  Thank you BP for all you do for the athletes and their families.  (BP also has a lounge for their athletes, families and other guests to relax, socialize and dine while they are in the Barra area.)


Nancy and Mark Miller with George Bauernfeind, from BP in the lounge viewing area.


We also met Martin Schulz, who won the Gold Medal in the Triathlon for Germany on the previous day, September 10.

Congratulations to Martin Schulz, who won the Gold Medal in the Triathlon for Germany on the previous day, September 10.  Each medal also makes a different sound for the blind athelets.

We were there for the start of the race. It began as swimmers dove from a platform set up in the ocean and swam 750m (.47 miles) to the beach. We made our way to the beach transition area where the athlete’s families were watching. We were privileged to be standing right next to the family of USA athlete Melissa Stockwell, who was a first lieutenant in the Army and the first female soldier to lose a limb in the Iraq War. We also met the volunteer team physician, Andy Gerken.  Andy was so helpful as he informed us about each USA athlete as they came out of the ocean to get transition to the biking segment.  The athletes were simply amazing – especially to swim in the ocean with such current and exit the beach still full of energy to don their prosthetic leg.


Triathlon transition area from swimming to biking.

The transition from swimming to biking was amazing. The athletes with limb loss swim without a prosthesis. They exit the water with help, go to a chair on the beach and put their leg on so fast you wouldn’t believe it! Then they run to the biking area where they bike 20km (12.4 miles) which is several laps around a roped off course before they transition again to the 5K (3.1 mile) run.

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We were going to leave before the race ended since we both had to work that afternoon. BUT – the USA women were leading the race so we had to stay.




Then Triathlon made it’s debut to the Paralympics with this race in Rio and the USA women dominated!



Here is a bit about the Triathlon and it’s categories from

Triathlon was accepted onto the Paralympic program for the 2016 Games in Rio and it consists of a 750m swim, a 20km cycle and a 5km race to the finish line.

The sport is divided into five classes for both men and women.

PT1: This class is for wheelchair users. They swim, cycle using a hand-bike and complete the 5km run in a racing wheelchair.

PT2-4: These classes are for ambulant athletes whose impairments include loss of muscle strength, range of movement and loss of limbs. They can cycle using approved adaptations and run with or without the use of prosthetics.

PT5: This class is for visually impaired athletes who have the option to ride a tandem cycle and run with a guide.

After the race, Mark and I found our way back to the subway and headed home.  On my way back, I was a bit side tracked by the Sunday market near my apartment, so I stocked up for the week.  Mark made his way to Olympic Park where he started his volunteer job a the Tennis Event.

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Sep 10

We toured Paralympic Village and Ottobock on Saturday, Sept 10!

The only way in to Paralympic Village is with special credentials, which we did not have. But…on my way to Rio trying to tie up loose ends at the airport before leaving the country, I spoke with Crystal Schultz from Ottobock about our account. I mentioned that I was on my way to Rio, and she informed me that Ottobock (who is one of our prosthetic manufacturers) is a major sponsor the Paralympics. They set up a repair clinic with a full lab in the Village, and have several satellites clinics at each venue. This year they brought in 100 technicians from 31 countries to cover 26 languages in order to repair or replace prosthetic limbs and wheelchairs all at their own expense. You can read more about Ottobock’s deep involvement with the Paralympics on the Ottobock website.

Crystal was so proactive and quickly connected us with Adam McPherson at Ottobock who did a lot of leg work to arrange a tour of their repair center in the village. (Thanks again to Crystal and Adam for all the work you did for us!)  Adam put us in touch with Matt Swiggum, Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Ottobock, who was in Rio and was scheduled to meet us on Saturday at 1.  Although Matt couldn’t make it, he made sure his team took care of us, which they did.

At the Village, security was tight as expected. We had to submit our passport information in advance, which was matched with our passport that was held at the Village while we were inside. We were greeted by Beate Hilpert, from Ottobock’s German headquarters. We immediately encountered an athlete from Germany, Felix Streng, who had just won the bronze medal for the 100 meter dash!

Felix Streng, Germany, Bronze 100 meter dash

Felix Streng, Germany, Bronze 100 meter dash


Mark, Felix and Nancy. Each medal also makes a different noise for the visually impaired.

Mark, Felix and Nancy. Each medal also makes a different noise for the visually impaired.

Beate then took us through the village to the Ottobock repair clinic, which was set up in a section of the dining tent. There we met Christin Gunkel, Chief Marketing Officer for Ottobock in Germany as well.

Mark, Christin and Beate

Mark, Christin and Beate

Christin described the wheelchair repair process and area, the private fitting rooms, and the technicians lab. Ottobock technicians are not permitted to improve the athletes current equipment, they can just repair or replace of components of equal value. Ottobock has a complete lab, with all of the tools and inventory necessary to enable the athelete to compete if their equipment fails for some reason. Ottobock even stocks components from competitors in order to complete server the athletes.  The investment Ottobock puts into the Olympics is incredible. We thank them for all they do for the athletes.


The Ottobock Workshop in the Village.


Wheel chair repair in action. Ottobock aslo provides loaner wheelchairs, which are often much better than the originals and are used throughout the games.

Wheelchair repair in action. Ottobock also provides loaner wheelchairs, which are often much better than the originals and are used throughout the games.

After the tour, Mark and I explored the village a bit. It was lunchtime, so everyone was walking our way. We ran into some of the USA staff.  Here you see people from all countries with an range of activity limitations from limb loss to blindness. The village was built to be accessible for all athletes, although some of the bridges would be a challenge for me if I was in a wheelchair.

Team USA employees

Team USA employees

The village was built for the Olympics and Paralympics. It consists of high rise apartments to hold around 18,000 atheletes, officials and trainers. There are also a series of large tents set up for Dining, Medical, Gym and offices. Flags from each country lined the main road, and the apartments were separated by a grassy park with logos and statues for great pictures.

Panoramic view of the village.

Panoramic view of the village.


A few of the row of flags and apartments for the athletes in the village.


The athlete's gym in Paralympic Village.

The athlete’s gym in Paralympic Village.



Mark and Nancy at the entrance into Olympic and Paralympic Village.



This is the Official Paralympic Logo – it is equivalent to the Olympic Rings. We are in the park area of the Olympic and Paralympic Village.



Nancy and Mark in the park area of Olympic and Paralympic Village.

Thanks again to Crystal, Adam, Beate and Christin for the tour of Ottobock and the Paralympic Village. Mark and I really appreciate the unique opportunity. The village is something that even my colleagues who worked during the Olympics were not able to visit.

Thank you and congratulations to the athletes for their incredible drive, fitness and for the motivation they provide to everyone worldwide.