Todd became an above-the-knee amputee at the age of 15 as a result of cancer. Determined to regain an active lifestyle, he pursued competitive athletics for the first time in his life. In 1988,
Todd qualified for the Paralympic Track and Field Team and won a gold medal by completing
the 100m event in a time of 15.77 s. In the 1995 World Games in Germany, he broke his own
world record by running the 100m in 14.55 s. Todd has competed and medaled at three
Along with his athletic endeavors, Todd has worked in the prosthetic community for more than
14 years. He co-created and conducted the Fitness for Everyone clinic series that has changed
the lives of thousands of amputees, their families and rehabilitation professionals worldwide.
Todd participated in the research, development and marketing of numerous prosthetic
products. He continues to conduct award-winning disability awareness programs in schools
Todd has served on the board of directors of the O&P Assistance Fund since 1997. In 2002, he became an Honorary Lifetime member of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists.