Billy Lister: Paralympian | Cyclist | Stroke Advocate | ClickFit Strap User
Creating a willingness to test limits in ever step, helping individuals who are seeking the same mindset, and spreading the notion that life is what you make it, not what it has become.
Competing in the 2020, 2024, and 2028 Paralympic Games, become a 4x Paralympian, and creating a company that aims to consult organizations that are helping individuals with disabilities to get back into sport and active lifestyles.
WHAT TRUE SUCCESS MEANS
Athletically it looks like a gold medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. Personally it looks like giving myself the platform to pursue my passion and love with no remorse. I can only hope I use the foundation and momentum at my side to continue elevating both my life, as well the others I touch along this journey.
A few words from Billy:
“The life I lead is a direct result of the help and support of Click Medical’s products, and allows me to press each and every limit I can find. My passion is every day, and having the love and intensity for the physical body and ability I have been given. It derives from creating the willingness to test my limits every step I take.”
When Lister was 15 years old, he was diagnosed with an Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM). An AVM is a tangle of abnormally formed arteries and veins which have a high chance of bleeding, and therefore is very dangerous to have in the brain.
Complications after surgery to remove the AVM caused his brain to swell and he began to experience a gradual stroke, slowly losing all abilities on his left side.
For 12 years, he went through the motions of life, until he attended a triathalon event in 2011 that changed his life forever. Through hard work and dedication, he made it to the Rio Paralympic Games and rode for the US cycling team…(read more)
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