Ezra Frech, was born with congenital limb differences, missing his left knee, left shin bone, and fingers on his left hand. Now 14 years-old, Ezra has used a prosthetic leg since he was 11 months and a running blade since he was 4 yeas old. Ezra had two major surgeries when he was young, the first one to transplant a toe to his hand and allow for better fitting of prosthesis.
Ezra is an accomplished athlete and a sought-after motivational speaker. He holds dozens of junior national track and field records and was the starting QB and point guard for his football and basketball teams. In the fall of 2014, Ezra was honored to be named as a finalist for the 2014 Sports Illustrated SportsKid of the Year.
In 2019 Ezra made the US Paralympic Track and Field Team and competed in three international events, including the Junior World Para-Para-Athletics Championships, where he won three medals, the Para PanAmerican Games where he won two silver medals, and the World Para-Athletics Championships, where he placed in the top 8 in all three of his events and was the youngest athlete out of 1,400 competitors. Ezra has his sights set on competing for Team USA in the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games.