Sport, but not as we know it – Run like a cheetah, jump like a flea, and hit every target every time. A new generation of prosthetics are promising to transform sporting competition.
Prosthetics in athletics – The Genium X3 - considered the most advanced prosthetic leg in the world, developed by the US military.
Multi-tasking – The X3 is fitted with a micro-processor and adapts to different sports and activities.
Road warrior – Ski instructor and cyclist Jozef Metelda using a power-assisted foot from Biom.
The gold standard – The Biom foot, developed by MIT's renowned engineer Dr. Hugh Herr, has just entered the market and is worth around $80,000.
Under the hood – The Genium X3 micro-processor up close.
Yesterday's news – The kit used by 'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius is already outdated.
New lease of life – Para-triathlete Andy Lewis uses Ottobock's S380 leg, the first above-the-knee prosthetic specialized for running.
Made to measure – Lewis working with prosthetists at Pace Rehabilitation in London.