Paralympic Archer Fires Arrows with Teeth
Michelle Macaluso on Foxnews.com Live
- Duration 5:29
- Date Mar 14, 2012
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Three time paralympic.
Archer medalist in.
-- more California.
And our Fox News staffer Michelle -- -- -- -- has more take a listen.
-- operates one of the world's best archers.
He's a five time world championship medalist and three time paralympic medalist.
We'll make it count incredibly unique is that he does this with only one our lottery is master the art of fiery arrows with his -- -- I've been doing this for for thirteen years.
And my teeth still looking -- things first -- started.
But the road to fire accurate -- was not always straight.
At fifteen he lost his arm and -- in a motorcycle accident.
My buddies are heading -- to the -- -- -- announced that come along like Seattle like this not cleared out weight issues and his passion for hockey archery.
Than letting things get my -- And I think having that state -- mind.
Has let you know let me -- I am today -- don't give us.
Robert -- the Arab backed by biting on a mouthpiece that he made from a nylon dog at least this is -- in this working for him it's helping others -- -- -- -- And -- sharing -- passion with our armed forces.
He's the coach in the navy's wounded warriors program -- teaches -- service personnel the sport of archery she's -- and I completely.
Jim Cassidy is part of the navy's wounded warriors and is thankful that -- introduced him to the sport.
I really do it act.
Something now you know I got hurt -- -- can join the military this is kind of a way that I can give back my country my help and our heroes.
-- is gearing up to coach -- navy Coast Guard an archery at the warrior games in Colorado Springs -- -- at the end of April teens from the Marines navy and Coast Guard army at airports compete against each other in the US Department of Defense competition that is similar to the Olympics.
In Fresno California Michelle -- so Fox News dot -- And Michelle joins us live at the archery range in a more California and I understand Jeff is with -- so I'll allow you -- To do that question and answer.
Now all we have just behind me -- and the more California.
And you know he's been gearing up and he has a feel of a student said he coaches here so.
Just -- this morning -- very.
So just isn't he -- along with the wounded warriors we kind of talked about that so can you tell us what's what to expect an upcoming warrior games.
Coming more -- basically you know got.
Each branch of military is -- have their own team.
If it's sports -- sitting bowling ball.
Wheelchair basketball slam.
Track and field events.
In -- and flashy sports -- -- better life for that this.
And it's kind of -- the paralympics for the military guys that they're a little bit and it actually on campus at the -- cinema color story.
And we won't be the end and just kind of basically -- -- they -- each other all -- people think it won't make it doesn't get your team's.
Whoever gets the most medals count -- picture for that game.
And so Jeff coaches -- navy Coast Guard and he goes down to what report.
Who -- mean down -- -- county and tell us about what it's been like working with the soldiers down there.
It's great that you guys.
They've got to desire to get out want to do their best.
I mean they get ahead -- -- campus it.
Through twelve hours a day each day we actually happen to disagree but you guys.
Great so cute is this thing called at the compound though so.
Talk about what a compound -- actually is and how you're able to pull back sixty pounds with his -- I -- compound that is basically.
Can't let the top and bottom but again I'm Jewish girl -- back it'll stack the -- but right when you get to pull.
All the way to actually -- -- Am so -- to sixty film -- -- -- -- actually hope nobody can.
And I was like wait don't get full girl can take a little bit easier to hold maintained creating get -- shot.
So it's pretty incredible stuff that he's able to actually do that I tried picking this up.
The -- and today I can't even pull back the strange at all but that -- because I'm modest on this show with his and with that he would ask him how is she still holding up.
Water -- it's -- -- -- that a person normally look at what just.
Holding gotten through parts of the god tapped blogger heads up there.
He talks intended floated -- a sailing you go in and cleared it for your check up.
Yes it all the black -- yeah.
-- look I didn't play well you would like to elect doesn't reflect back.
And so he's like Mikey today everything's good that after the appointment to the picture got it -- -- your -- -- like just keep your record.
They're not gonna change anything not at this point.
Well it maybe maybe isn't a lot of meld her stuff they and that is able to keep his -- -- and strong.
Well I'll tell me he's he's our new here all right we think it's incredible what he does -- continue good luck to him.
And Michelle -- -- thank you so much for being with us what a great story.