Former Razorback All-American Uses Tragic Accident To Inspire Others

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – John Register was at the peak of his athletic career, gearing up for the Olympics, when a training accident led to the amputation of his left leg, changing his life forever. Find out how this Razorback All-American not only recovered but reinvented himself, using his experience to motivate himself and inspire others.

Register was honored by the Arkansas Alumni Association last year as the fifth Johnson Fellow, a program created to bring esteemed alumni back to campus to engage and inspire students.

Check out Register’s story in the Short Takes video, Hurdling Adversity.