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Heinrich Popow visited Orthotic Prosthetic Center in Fairfax Friday, Sept. 27, to share with above-knee amputees interested in returning to running since losing a leg.

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Track Star Mentors Amputee Athletes at Prosthetic Center

Paralympic track and field champion Heinrich Popow visited Fairfax Friday, Sept. 27, to provide demonstrations and instruction to area above-knee amputees interested in returning to running and becoming more active since the loss of their legs. The training session involved local amputees trying out a first of its kind sports prosthesis developed specifically to help make that goal a reality.

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