No wonder Portman looks so beleaguered in the film: she is perhaps the first amputee professional ballerina.
In 2007, Heather Mills—an amputee and alpine skier (and yes, the former wife of Paul McCartney)—danced on the show.
How did amputees or amputee groups feel about the throwing of the leg itself, this viewer wondered.
amputee am·pu·tee (ām'pyu-tē')
A person who has had one or more limbs removed by amputation.