He loved to play golf, but had a ferocious slice. One day he noticed that if he was playing up-hill the slice disappeared. So he had his left leg shortened an inch so he was always playing from an up-hill lie.He had artificial legs - nothing like they have now but functional.
And the reason he was successful in the air, is he had no legs for the blood to run away to in G turns and loops. He wouldn't black out when most of his contemporaries would and remember they didn't have fancy pressure suits back then.He had artificial legs - nothing like they have now but functional.