EXCLUSIVE AUDIO: Iowa’s Matt Stutzman Headed to Tokyo Paralympics
Iowa's Armless Archer, Matt Stutzman is headed to Japan to compete in the rescheduled 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.
Stutzman was born without arms, but hasn't let it stop him from competing with archery on an international level. He competed at the 2012 and 2016 Paralympics, winning a silver medal in 2012, and he's going for it again this year.
We caught up with Matt before he flies out to Tokyo tomorrow to get his final thoughts.
Check out the full interview here:
Matt recently set a world record while qualifying for the Paralympics, shooting a 1398/1440 double 50m round (2x72), breaking the record by 20 points.
Oh, and he broke the record in 2015 for World's Longest Archery Shot, shooting of course with his feet.
Matt Stutzman was also featured in a Netflix documentary about the elite athletes that compete, called Rising Phoenix.