At 18 years old, Bob Cox was a young, promising hockey player. He worked hard, practiced often, and had dreams of one day playing hockey professionally. Then one day while riding his motorcycle, he lost control and took a nasty spill. During the accident, his left arm was severed from his body just below the shoulder.
When Bob awoke in the hospital, the doctors told him that the damage was too extensive, and that reattachment was not an option. At 18, all of his dreams for his future were shattered.
Bob had a good outlook though, and went about learning how to live with only one arm. He still craved athleticism, though he knew that the ice was no longer a viable field of play…so he took up golf.
In time, Bob developed a powerful golf swing that was all his own and today he’s regarded as a top player, competing professionally and helping amateurs and pros alike perfect their game. He also helps organize events for the Special Olympics, helping young people achieve “impossible” dreams.
Had Bob never faced the misfortune of losing his arm, he wouldn’t have discovered all the fortunate opportunities that now shape his life.