OmniSystems supports adaptive athlete and wounded warrior Jason Sturm as he prepares and competes in the World Cup races in January 2015 in Innsbruck, Austria and St. Moritz, Switzerland, and as he competes for a position on the U.S. Adaptive Bobsled team which hopes to compete in the 2018 Winter Paralympics.
Adaptive Athlete and Wounded Warrior
In March 2002, Jason was training with his Army unit when they were accidentally hit with two
rounds of artillery. He suffered injuries to his left leg that required amputation below the knee.
Determined to return to the athleticism that he had achieved as a soldier, Jason began exercising
and in 2011 he found CrossFit. His mental toughness was severely tested by the rigorous
regimen. However, he endured and excelled.
He helped organize the inaugural Working
Wounded Games in which he competed in 2012 and 2013. Under his leadership it has grown
from 23 to 60 registered athletes.
Currently, he is a head coach and mentor at the CrossFit
Walter Reed (CFWR) where he leads classes for wounded service members and their families.
He uses his unique abilities and perspective to connect with and encourage these athletes to
reach their full potential. His other leadership roles include:
- Vice President of Crossroads Adaptive Athletic Alliance.
- Captain of the Yellow Ribbon Fund’s Veteran TUF (Veterans Taking Up Fitness) team.
Visit Jason Sturm Facebook page and the official FIBT website
Jason Sturm embodies OmniSystems' vision – Turning Ideas Into Reality!