Hunter was born into a family of athletes, without a calf bone in his left leg and a fused ankle on his right. After exploring options that offered no real hope, they contacted us. He received his first pair of prosthetic legs at 15 months, and was soon walking, running, and wrestling with his older brothers. He hasn’t stopped since.
"Shriners Hospitals for Children showed us things about being a family and achieving things together."
- Steve Woodhall, Hunter's father
“He was thrown into the mix of two older brothers, to play sports, be crazy and have fun.”
- Laura Lewis, Recreational Therapist, Shriners Hospital for Children, Salt Lake City
"I don't think of what I have as a disability. I just think of it as life. You can't change it. You just have to kind of live with it. And, yeah, it's a challenge sometimes, but it's also an adventure.''
Our team at Shriners Hospitals for Children in Salt Lake City has always provided options to help Hunter be able to do anything he wants to do, including fitting him with some of the first Flex-Foot Cheetah custom feet that the hospital had ever provided.