Zac Vawter

Zac Vawter's 'bionic' leg. (CBS)

Bionic Man: Amputee Controls Artificial Leg With Thoughts

For the first time ever, doctors have developed an artificial leg that is controlled by the person’s thoughts.


Zac Vawter, who lost his right leg in a motorcycle accident, became the first person to ever climb the 103 floors of the Willis Tower using a bionic limb on Nov. 4, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Man Climbs Willis Tower Using Bionic Leg

The metal on Zac Vawter’s bionic leg gleamed as he climbed the 103 floors of Chicago’s iconic Willis Tower, becoming the first person ever to complete the task wearing a mind-controlled prosthetic limb.


Willis Tower (CBS)

Man With Bionic Leg To Climb To Top Of Willis Tower

Hundreds of people will be taking part in a charity climb to the top of the Willis Tower Sunday, but all eyes will be on one man.

WBBM Newsradio–10/31/2012