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WorkSafe Magazine - July/August 2016

WorkSafeBC update: Injured worker competing in Cyborg Olympics, offers hope for amputees

While the Paralympians compete in the Summer Olympics this September, a former Canadian Paralympic athlete is training for a unique Olympic-style competition in October, the Cyborg Olympics.

Danny Letain is a former Paralympic downhill skier who lost his left arm below the elbow 35 years ago in a workplace railway accident. The 58-year-old retired railway manager has never let the accident slow him down, however, and he stays active teaching barefooting and waterskiing in Maple Ridge.

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