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Hanger Clinic Patient Athletes Head to Tokyo


AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 16, 2021 – Several athletes who receive orthotic or prosthetic care from Hanger Clinic are preparing to travel to Tokyo, where they will represent the United States in competition against the best para athletes in the world. Events will begin Aug. 24 and run through Sept. 5.

Hanger Clinic patients participating include first-time athletes like 16-year-old Ezra Frech, the youngest member of the USA Para Track and Field Team, as well as returning athletes, like four-time medalist and Women’s Sitting Volleyball Team member Lora Webster:

  • Jamie Brown – Paratriathlon
  • Ezra Frech – Para Track and Field
    • Watch Ezra’s story about what motivates him to compete here.
  • McKenna Geer – Para Shooting
    • Watch McKenna’s story of preparing for Tokyo here.
  • Shelby Jensen – Para Fencing
  • Jake Schrom – Para Powerlifting
  • Lora Webster – Sitting Volleyball

For more information about the athletes, visit: To watch their events and cheer them on, find NBC’s program schedule here:

About Hanger Clinic: Hanger Clinic, a subsidiary of Hanger, Inc. (NYSE: HNGR), owns and operates approximately 800 patient care clinics nationwide, where comprehensive, outcomes-based orthotic and prosthetic care is delivered. Rooted in 160 years of clinical excellence and innovation, the certified clinicians of Hanger Clinic provide compassionate, expert care and customized solutions for all ages, designed to increase the mobility and function of each person we have the honor of serving. For more information on Hanger Clinic, visit


Krisita Burket, Hanger, Inc. 

Meghan Williams, Hanger, Inc.

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