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Rio Woolf with his new leg that allows him to swim.
This is the heartwarming moment a disabled boy was able to swim with a prosthetic leg for the first time.
Rio Woolf, aged six, had his lower right leg amputated when he was 14-months-old after being born without a tibia, knee, or ankle joint.
The plucky youngster learnt to walk with NHS limbs and now uses a carbon blade, but has been removing it for swimming.
He normally take it off in the changing rooms and gets carried to the pool or uses a wheelchair.
But Rio has now received a state-of-the-art waterproof limb that means he can jump into the water like any other child his age.
The prosthesis has also improved his lower body balance which has made his back stroke much faster.
He has also worn it on holiday to France with his mum Juliette and dad Trevor, both 48, and enjoyed going on the beach and in the sea.
The new leg was created by a leading prosthetics clinic who used an Ossur Junior Vari Flex-Foot with it, so Rio can also wear a shoe.
It cost around 5,000 pounds and will need to be replaced as Rio grows.