Jessica Cox

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Date of Birth February 2, 1983
Place of Birth Arizona
Age 37 years old
Horoscope Aquarius

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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
Residence: Tucson, Arizona
Nationality: American
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
Spouse(s): Patrick Chamberlain
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.

Before Fame

She previously used prosthetic arms but quit using them altogether at age fourteen.

Achievement

She is the subject of the inspirational documentary Rightfooted, A Documentary Film About Jessica Cox.

Family Life

She has been married to Patrick Chamberlain.

Associations

She and artist Alison Lapper are two people who managed to find success despite being born without arms.

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Latest information about Jessica Cox updated on January 22, 2021.

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