Ottobock has named David Berling of Avondale, Ariz. the June winner and Mike Hodges of Eden Prairie, Minn. the July winner of its C-Leg 15-year anniversary photo contest.
The contest marks the arrival of the C-Leg in the United States in 1999 and portrays users in photos or videos highlighting the life-changing impact of the device.
Berling, an active duty Air Force captain, lost both of his legs in a private plane crash in 2007. His C-Legs have given him the mobility and freedom to continue flying, according to a company press release.
Hodges, a prosthetic technician, lost his left leg after being electrocuted by power lines. He recently participated in a charity golf tournament and shared his example of the C-Leg’s stability.
“We have been fortunate at Ottobock to have a front row seat to stories of the extraordinary impact the C-Leg has had,” Karen Lundquist, Ottobock director of communications, stated in the release. “The experiences are inspiring and motivating…I am excited to have this opportunity to share a photographic glimpse of the everyday heroes the competition is gathering.”
One winning photo or video will be chosen each month through November. Prizes include an iPad, GoPro camera or Kindle Fire. A grand prize of $1,000 will be awarded in December.
For more details, visit http://www.clegheroes.com/.