Little 6-Year-Old Boy With No Legs And One Arm Is Star Of Swimming Team

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Gabe Marsh may be missing limbs, but he is still a great swimmer!

When the Marshes adopted another child, Ed told his wife, Ann, “Well, there’s one you’ll never have swim.”

His pessimism was understandable. Gabe, the seventh of their 10 adopted children, was born with no legs and one arm.

Share Even Ann believed her string of teaching children to swim had ended. By then, her streak had exceeded 60. However it was not to end there …

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High Speed Tracking Techniques Help U.S. Swim Team

High Speed Tracking Techniques Help U.S. Swim Team 

  Special device built to analyze a swimmer’s thrust (triangular structure, right) can help swimmer’s stroke.

Around the time that the swimwear company Speedo was calling on NASA scientists to help create the now famous LZR Racer suit–an enhanced skin that many people credit for more than a dozen world records broken by swimmers so far this week in Beijing–a scientist in New York began working on a different tool for the swimmer’s armory.

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