Jessica Cox is the world's first licensed armless pilot, as well as the first armless black-belt in the American Taekwondo Association. She was born without arms due to a rare birth defect.
|Born:||February 02, 1983, Sierra Vista, Arizona, United States|
|Other names:||In Dodowa, Ghana: Ayerkie Dede|
|Education:||Bachelor of Science in Psychology|
|Alma mater:||University of Arizona|
|Occupation:||motivational speaking, keynote speaker|
|Years active:||Since November 2005|
|Employer:||Jessica Cox Motivational Services|
|Known for:||Armless surfing, armless scuba diving, armless Ercoupe pilot, armless Taekwondo|
|Awards:||Guinness World Record: The Only Pilot to Fly With Their Feet, US Inspiration Awards for Women 2012: Most Aspirational|
|Website:||Jessica Cox's Official site|
About Jessica Cox
Arizona-born woman born without arms who became the first armless licensed pilot in history. She is also the first armless taekwondo black belt to be recognized by the American Taekwondo Association.
She previously used prosthetic arms but quit using them altogether at age fourteen.
She is the subject of the inspirational documentary Rightfooted, A Documentary Film About Jessica Cox.
She has been married to Patrick Chamberlain.
She and artist Alison Lapper are two people who managed to find success despite being born without arms.
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