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High school wrestler’s season in jeopardy after his prosthetic legs were stolen

High school wrestler’s season in jeopardy after his prosthetic legs were stolen


An upcoming high school wrestling season is in jeopardy for a California senior after his prosthetic legs were stolen  The legs that Brett Winters uses when he wrestles were swiped from a gym closet at his high school in San Bernadino, and he won’t be able to grapple unless both are recovered, according to KABC, a Los Angeles news station Advertisement  The Pacific High School teenager had been slated to serve as a captain on the team this year  “I was planning on going to CIF this year again or possible state championships and winning it all, but I can’t because my wrestling legs are gone,” Winters told the TV outlet Most Read Dwyane Wade defends son’s appearance after family photo Off-duty NYPD sergeant accused of hitting 10-year-old daughter with belt Much-sued NYPD sergeant gets slap on the wrist after abuse of authority complaint substantiated: sources  “Out of all my sports that I did at Pacific High School, this was the one sport that I could actually do and this was the one sport that I was able to do very well ”  One prosthetic leg has been found, but the other remains missing. As a senior, this would be Winters’ final season wrestling for Pacific High He has other pairs of prosthetic legs that he uses at different times, but uses this specific pair when wrestling  Although the school district has said it will replace the legs if they aren’t both recovered, the timeline may not allow for Winters to compete this season because getting a new pair can take a while [More U.S. News] Teacher accused of shaming dance champion’s 11-year-old son for having two dads »  Winters has still been practicing since his prosthetic legs went missing, but told KABC that it’s painful to do so

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