Patrick Male, a mountain-biking madman, who happens to be one leg short of a pair.

AFTER LOSING HIS right leg to cancer at age 10, Male got into mountain biking as a way to stay physically active. Instead of using a prosthetic, he rides one-legged using a toe clip.

In this video, Male rides the trails at Carlmont Hills in California. I like the clip because it’s less about him as an amputee and more about him as a straight-up sick rider. My favorite part is his balance as he clears the tabletops – most two-legged riders don’t have that much style.

Patrick Edit at Carlmont from keithdasneak on Vimeo.

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