On Super Bowl Sunday, five-year-old Össur user and Challenged Athletes Foundation grantee Braylon O’Neil was featured in Microsoft’s first ever Super Bowl commercial. During the 60-second ad, the bilateral amputee was seen walking on uneven terrain, hitting baseballs in a batting cage and running at the Össur Leg Amputee Running Clinic during the San Diego Triathlon Challenge.
Microsoft 2014 Super Bowl Commercial: Empowering
The commercial launched Microsoft’s #Empowering campaign and highlights how technology empowers our lives. In addition to the Super Bowl ad, Microsoft produced a 2-minute video on Braylon’s story and features technology that enables Braylon to maximize his Össur prosthetics. Braylon’s mentor and RHEO Knee user Travis Ricks also makes an appearance in the segment. Check out Braylon’s #Empowering documentary below.