Our MISSION and VISION:

DISABILITY IMPACTS ALL OF US  

Founded in 2016, I GOT LEGS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and lifestyle brand, dedicated to ReEnabling athletes with physical challenges, and supporting improvements to life changing technology.

By raising awareness, creating programs, and writing grants, we seek to form partnerships that will unlock an improved quality of life for the 61 million people living with disability in the United States — and the millions more living abroad.

Founder/Executive Director

  • Adam Gorlitsky

Board of Directors

  • Jackie Kelly
  • John Osborne
  • Warren Adcock
  • John Ilderton

Our story /
About Founder and executive director Adam Gorlitsky


“When I am standing and walking in my ReWalk robotic exoskeleton, I do not feel disabled, nor do I feel able-bodied; I feel ReEnabled.”
— Adam Gorlitsky Founder/
Exec Director I GOT LEGS

Our story began on April 2, 2016 when our founder, Adam Gorlitsky, became the first paralyzed man to walk the Cooper River Bridge Run using a ReWalk robotic exoskeleton. The 6.2 mile race took him nearly 7 hours and exactly 17,932 steps to complete. It was on this day that I GOT LEGS was officially born; however though, Adam’s journey began nearly a decade earlier…

On the night of December 30, 2005, Adam was involved in a catastrophic car accident which left him paralyzed from the waist down with a spinal cord injury. His doctors believed he would never walk again. In August of 2015 though, after a decade of living with paralysis, Adam was given the opportunity to explore a breakthrough new technology – a ReWalk robotic exoskeleton — a groundbreaking device that would allow him to stand up and walk again. It was at this moment that lead him to start training for the 2016 Cooper River Bridge Run, and fundraise for his own personal exoskeleton.

I GOT LEGS started out as a slogan Adam put on t-shirts to help raise funds for his own personal exoskeleton; but shortly after he crossed the finish line of the 2016 Cooper River Bridge Run, it became an official 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to ReEnabling athletes with physical challenges and supporting improvements to life changing technology.

Adam is currently using his ReWalk robotic exoskeleton to walk one-million steps within road races throughout the country. Please follow our Facebook and Instagram pages to keep up to date on his one-million steps journey, and all things I GOT LEGS.

Thank you everyone for your continued support!


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