Paralympic star Jody Cundy unveils incredible treasure map themed prosthetic leg ahead of 2016 Rio Games

Jody Cundy's newly-painted prosthetic leg, which he will use in the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de

Jody Cundy's newly-painted prosthetic leg, which he will use in the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro this month. - Credit: Archant

Walpole St Andrew Paralympic cycling star Jody Cundy will be hoping his stunning newly-painted treasure map themed leg will lead the way to gold in Rio de Janeiro this month.

Cundy unveiled the new design, which features a pirate map showing his route from London to Brazil, alongside all the Paralympic medals he has won during his successful career.

The leg, which he also used in the 2012 London Games, was designed by Cundy and painted by Surrey-based company, Image Design Custom.

Cundy said: “The paint job is very specific to the London to Rio gold quest.

“It has a treasure map, which represents the lost gold in London. Hopefully there’s a pot of gold at the end in Rio.


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“This is the leg that was designed to win in London but the paint job that will hopefully finish it all off.”

The 37-year-old begins his bid for yet more Paralympic glory in the one-kilometre time trial this Friday (September 9) and the mixed team sprint on Sunday (11).

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