Sure, Matt Stutzman was born without arms. It was something that could have stopped him from living life to the fullest, excusing him from everyday tasks and major feats alike. But that’s not how he wanted to live. Instead, he wanted to push himself to be the best person he could be — even without the privilege of having what most people take for granted. Shockingly, Stutzman has made a name for himself in the most unexpected way ever: He’s one of the world’s best archers. He competes professionally for the U.S. Paralympic Archery Team, and he’s better at the sport with no arms than most of us would be with both of them. In fact, he’s even set a world record to prove it: Stutzman set the Guinness for longest accurate archery shot in human history. Pretty wild, huh? You can see more of Stutzman’s story in the video below, but perhaps more powerful are his words: “No matter what the challenge is, you can overcome it.” Something to remember for all of us.
He’s The World’s Best Archer, But He Doesn’t Have Any Arms. April 1, 2023