I, Victor Walther, created this website to encourage and
inform amputee, injured, and disabled mountain bikers as well as the general public, in regards to prosthetic
and mountain bike modifications and innovations, including mountain biking and cycling skills and technique.
Although this website started out as my own personal
homepage in Feb 2002, by April 2002 MTB-Amputee had grown and
evolved into including all types of amputee, injured, and
disabled cyclists, along with prosthetic
and bike modifications, skills and technique, news and events,
Personally, I started to ride for fun & fitness after purchasing my first mountain bike in
the summer of 1990. In 1992, I started to race in local club
events. In 1993, I entered my first sanctioned Dual Slalom race
in which I destroyed two of my regular prosthetic arms in
practice rounds. At that
point, I realized I would need a custom built dedicated riding
My first riding arm was built and ready to race in 1994.
Over the next few years I competed in the Senior and Veteran
Sport Classes where I managed a first
place and two third place finishes in B.C. Cup competition,
combined with a second place finish in a Canada Cup competition.
In 1996, I progressed into the Veteran Expert category where I placed ninth at the Canadian Nationals and
twenty-eighth at the U.S. Nationals in the Veteran Expert
Downhill category. In 1997, although I only competed in half of
the sanctioned events, I managed to place seventh in the B.C. Cup
Race Series (Veteran Expert
Downhill). In 1998, due to equipment problems, financial
restraints, injuries, and family obligations, I was forced into early
If you or anyone you know could benefit from, or would like
to participate on this website, email your enquiries or pictures
and information to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Victor Walther, Ph (250) 754-6362
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News & Events
Stay tuned for future updates and additions.
MTB-Amputee is intended to encourage, inform,
include, and support, amputee mountain bikers and cyclist, as
well as educate the general public in regards to amputee
mountain biking and cycling.
MTB-Amputee encourages all amputee mountain
bikers and cyclist to participate regardless of age, gender,
race, nationality, ability, disability, competitive, or
non-competitive, by sharing photos and information.
MTB-Amputee provides an international venue for
amputee mountain bikers and cyclist to share, display, and
promote their accomplishments, innovative ideas, prosthetic and
bike modifications, skills, technique, as well as sponsors and supporters.
Ultimately, in addition to providing
information and encouragement along with the continual expansion
of the data base, MTB-Amputee would like to provide race site
assistance for competitive amputee mountain bikers as well as
instructional clinics for beginners and novices.
Finally, MTB-Amputee warns all potential first
time amputee mountain bikers, the moment you get on a bike, whether it
be road or mountain, you are no longer an amputee, you are a