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Bionic Olympics Coming in 2016
« on: April 05, 2014, 08:23:44 AM »
‘Bionic Olympics’ Coming in 2016

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Couple the Defense Research Projects Agency’s major and well-funded interest in prosthetics with the grit shown by amputee veterans to excel in sports and you’ve got a heck of start for building a U.S. team for the first-ever bionic Olympics.
 
 The Cybathlon, an international competition for athletes using advanced prosthetics, is to be held in October 2016 in Zurich, Switzerland.
 
“The competitions are comprised by different disciplines that apply the most modern powered knee prostheses, wearable arm prostheses, powered exoskeletons, powered wheelchairs, electrically stimulated muscles and novel brain-computer interfaces,” according to the games’ official website.

 The games are being organized on behalf of the Swiss National Competence Center of Research in Robotics.

http://defensetech.org/2014/04/04/bionic-olympics-coming-in-2016/

As good as that might sound I have a BETTER idea that would bring in record viewers....

I want to see an Olympics where you can take all the drugs, steroids or genetic enhancements you want... I want to see guys throwing Volkswagens instead of discus or watch a guy throw a javelin 700 yards...powerlifting would even be interesting to watch then.  :P

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Re: Bionic Olympics Coming in 2016
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2014, 09:26:04 AM »


yeah well hubby was reading me the stats on this guy yesterday and he might be bionic

6'5" 266# defensive end football  guy participaticing in pro day
21 reps of 225 # and the 40 yard dash in 4.53 seconds
his name is jadeveon clowney

 


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