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Matt Stutzman: The Incredible Archer

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What is the main reason Matt Stutzman started archery?

To feed his family during the financial crisis

How does Matt Stutzman pull the bowstring back when shooting?

He uses a strap around his chest

When did Matt Stutzman achieve his goal of becoming the best archer in the world?

By 2012

Who adopted Matt Stutzman as a baby?

Jean and Leon Stutzman

What was Matt Stutzman aiming for before the 2020 Paralympic Games were postponed?

To compete in the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo

What motivated Matt Stutzman to start archery?

To become financially stable during a crisis

How does Matt Stutzman drive his Nissan car?

With his feet

What is one of the remarkable achievements of Matt Stutzman in archery?

Beating some able-bodied archers in competitions

What is Matt Stutzman's view on using prosthetic limbs?

He chose not to use prosthetic limbs as he didn't want to live in a handicapped world

How does Matt Stutzman shoot a bow despite being born without arms?

He uses a strap around his chest to pull the bowstring back and shoots by pushing his leg away from his chest

How did Matt Stutzman manage to provide for his family during the financial crisis?

By becoming a professional archer after finding it difficult to secure other work

Study Notes

  • Matt Stutzman is a top-ranked archer in the country, born without arms.
  • He made a decision to become the best archer in the world in 2010 and achieved his goal by 2012.
  • Stutzman competes with able-bodied archers and has beaten some of them.
  • He uses a strap around his chest to pull the bowstring back and shoots by pushing his leg away from his chest and bringing his face down.
  • Stutzman is the center of attention at tournaments and enjoys it.
  • He is a single father of three and has adapted to everyday life without arms.
  • Stutzman has always been a car enthusiast and can drive his Nissan with his feet.
  • He was adopted by Gene and Leon Stutzman as a baby.
  • Matt was not given prosthetic limbs as he didn't want to live in a handicapped world.
  • He started archery to feed his family during the financial crisis in 2009 and has since gained sponsorships.
  • Stutzman aims to change the sport of archery and inspire others.
  • He was aiming for the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo but they have been postponed until next year.

Test your knowledge about the inspiring journey of Matt Stutzman, a top-ranked archer born without arms who has defied all odds to achieve his dream. Learn about his determination, achievements, and impact on the sport of archery.

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