Off-piste at the Paras #6: The fixers
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Off-piste at the Paras #6: The fixers

More limbs are broken at the Paralympics than any other sporting event - prosthetic limbs to be precise.

But the athletes need not fear, Ottobock provides a 24-hour emergency pit stop for repairs.

They have already helped over 200 athletes since the winter Games began on 9 March, this includes a few rather unusual requests.

Beth Rose spoke to Peter Franzel from the company.

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A transcript is available here.

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  • 13 Mar 2018