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January 7, 2016 AT 7:00 pm

3D Printed Prosthetic Enables Kid to Ride BMX

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3D-Printed Prosthetics Enable a Kid to Ride BMX

What if riding a bicycle wasn’t so easy?

Jimmy Wilson loves BMX biking more than anything, but has had trouble partaking in the sport himself due to the absence of fingers on his left hand. When Peter Binkley of Enabling the Future first met Jimmy he was determined to help. He designed a prosthetic hand for Jimmy by leveraging a global community of open source prosthetic designers and cutting edge technology from Intel. But before he can complete the design he meets up with pro BMXer Jeremiah Smith to get some advice on how to adapt his designs to the needs of the sport.


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