Thats the word from Sarah an amputee and her racing partner and former boyfriend, Peter Harsch, who is a clinical prosthetist.
Although Reinertsens leg was supposed to be state-of- the-art, it started leaking early in the race and a back-up limb didnt do so well either.
But Harsch says Reinertsen has competed in Ironman triathlons wearing a similar prosthetic and says the two models they brought for the CBS reality show just happened to be lemons.
As he puts it, Mercedes Benz and BMWs are great cars but, occasionally, you get one thats a lemon too.
Despite going out on a limb for the show, Reinertsen is happy she made the journey. In her words, In some of the countries we visited, they shut disabled people away in homes and they dont get much chance to do anything.
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