Jessica Cox

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Jessica Cox
Cox interviewed by UPROXX in 2017
Born (1983-02-02) February 2, 1983 (age 41)[1]
Sierra Vista, Arizona, United States[1]
Other namesIn Dodowa, Ghana: Ayerkie Dede[source?]
EducationBachelor of Science in Psychology[1]
Alma materUniversity of Arizona[1]
Occupation(s)motivational speaking, keynote speaker
Years activeSince November 2005
EmployerJessica Cox Motivational Services
Known forArmless surfing, armless scuba diving, armless Ercoupe pilot, armless Taekwondo[1]
SpousePatrick Chamberlain[2]
AwardsGuinness World Record: The Only Pilot to Fly With Their Feet,[1] Inspiration Awards for Women 2012: Most Aspirational[1]

Jessica Cox (born 1983 in Arizona) is the first armless person to get a pilot's license. She is also the first armless black-belt in the American Taekwondo Association.[3][4][5] She was born without arms due to a rare birth defect.[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 About Jessica. Retrieved on December 8, 2011.
  2. [1]. FUSE TV. Retrieved on September 14, 2018.
  3. Jessica Cox has One Pilot's License, Two Black Belts, and Zero Arms. Archived July 26, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. DisaboomLive. Retrieved on April 9, 2011.
  4. About Jessica Archived February 9, 2011, at the Wayback Machine. Right Footed. Retrieved on April 9, 2011.
  5. Meet world's first armless pilot Jessica Cox | (December 9, 2008). Retrieved on April 9, 2011.
  6. Woman born with no arms becomes first pilot to fly plane using only feet. Telegraph (December 8, 2008). Retrieved on April 9, 2011.