Sam Schmidt Walks Again Thanks to Exoskeleton Technology

NMEDA friend, former IndyCar racer, Arrow McLaren SP racing team owner, and Conquer Paralysis Now founder, Sam Schmidt shatters another barrier as he walks again. Sam, who was left paralyzed from the shoulders down after a racing accident in 2000, was able to stand up and take his first steps in more than two decades thanks to the work of a team of engineers from Arrow Electronics who designed an “exoskeleton” that supports his legs, allowing him to stand and walk forward while a person helps him balance from behind.

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