Dan Butler doesn’t let his disability slow him down!
We’ve seen quite a few riders that are riding at an exceptional level despite having a disability that would keep most people from being able to do most things. However, some people just have the drive and motivation to not let their disability keep them from doing what they enjoy. Dan Butler A.K.A Disabled Dan is one of those riders that has not let his lack of a hip joint keep him from throwing down some incredible riding! Here’s a video Brant Moore put together where Dan tells his story, along with some insights from guys like Karl Hinkley to tell just what kind of a person Dan is. Hit play because this is a super good watch and definitely a dude who needs to be on your radar!
“Disabled Dan Butler is a freestyle BMX rider who is inspiring the world using a 20″ BMX bike; all with just one hip joint.
After a bout with sepsis as a young teenager, Dan spent 3 years in the hospital, went through 28 operations, and in the process lost his right hip joint. Even through all of the adversity he faces in life, Dan presses on with his mission to inspire.