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3DRun Analysis unlocks opportunities for 15-year-old autistic runner
July 28, 2017

He is a 15-year-old runner who isn’t defined by his challenges.

Ges’ autism and muscular disorder impact his speech, strength and coordination, but have not deterred his determination to improve his performance on the track and trails. Through the support of his friend and running partner, Luke Harris (a provincially and nationally ranked champion in the 800m and 400m) Ges has seen incredible improvements. His goal? To represent Canada as a para-athlete.

After hearing Ges’ story, the Fortius Foundation donated a 3DRun Analysis to help him get to the next level of his training.

Click the video above to watch Ges’s experience in the Fortius Lab.

 

ABOUT THE FORTIUS FOUNDATION

The Fortius Foundation bought the land and built the facility that is at the heart of Fortius Sport & Health.

Their role is simple: to fund and support world-class sport and exercise medicine and science facilities, programs and other initiatives centered on collaborative research, education and innovation.

The Foundation is supported by donations – both to their capital campaign and fundraising to support local programs and athletes.​ With their support – and yours – aspiring young athletes can receive the same model of care as professional athletes and Olympians, and more kids can have positive experiences in sport.

Visit our website to learn more about the Fortius Foundation or to make an online donation today.