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Richard Browne Catapulted To U.S. Paralympic Team
Date:7/3/2012

IRVINE, Calif., July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Freedom Innovations, LLC, a leading developer of high technology lower-limb prosthetic medical devices, announced today that sponsored athlete Richard Browne of Jackson, Mississippi has been nominated to the U.S. Paralympic Track & Field Team for the London 2012 Paralympic Games.  Browne will be the first athlete to utilize Freedom Innovations' groundbreaking Catapult® Running Foot at the Paralympic Games.  He is slated to compete in the 100 meter dash and the high jump.

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The 2012 U.S. Paralympics Track & Field Trials were hosted on the Indiana University- Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) campus June 29-July 1.  With a final qualifying race time of 11:16 in the 100 meter dash, and a high jump of 1.85 meters, Browne was nominated to the U.S. Paralympic Track & Field Team along with 53 other elite athletes.

Browne, a below-the-knee amputee due to a traumatic accident in 2009, has taken the world of track & field by storm.  He attributes much of his success to a team of supporters including his family, coach, sponsor Freedom Innovations and prosthetist Brett Lee, C.P., of ProCare Prosthetics in Jackson, Mississippi.  As the first sprinter in the world to train with the Catapult Running Foot, manufactured by Freedom Innovations, Browne believes the technology provides him with unique benefits.

"The Catapult design is completely different than other running feet," stated Browne. "It provides up to 30% more energy return and directs that energy in a more forward motion, while also allowing me the flexibility to make alignment and stiffness adjustments on the fly."

In a race like the 100 meter dash where a tenth of a second is critical, Browne says he trialed a variety of running prosthetic foot products before determining that the n
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