However, he was diagnosed with bone cancer and had to have his lower right leg amputated when he was eight.
“He played a lot of baseball before getting sick and then he tried it once after and didn’t do so well, so he moved on to a different sport,” Thomas said.
Kline is new to the game, but it offers him a chance to get active again.
And, it turns out, to become a little bit of an internet star.
The video popping up on social media was a surprise, but Thomas said her son didn’t mind at all.
“He said it was awesome.”
Way to go, Austin!