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Feb
02

Oscar Pistorius is Amazing

Posted in by on February 2, 2012.

Unless you have been living under a rock, you know that Oscar Pistorius (AKA The Blade Runner, AKA �The fastest man on no legs�),rolex replica watches is the amazing South African sprinter who was born without fibula in either leg, requiring both legs to be amputated, below the knee, when he was 11 months old. He runs with the aid of twin J-shaped carbon fiber prostheses. He is among the top ranked 400 meter runners in the world and a favorite to qualify for the 2012 Olympics this summer in London.

The question of whether his unique anatomical situation makes him disabled or �too abled� has polarized pretty much the whole world, and not only elevates his topic as the hands-down obvious winner for Adapt4Action "First Blog" fame, but also gets him a dedicated category in the sidebar. He was recently featured as the cover story of the New York Times Sunday Magazine. Or visit his website. Regardless of your opinion on either side of the argument, I think we can all agree, that Oscar Pistorious is an incredible athlete and an inspiration to us all. Or, most of us. Well, to me anyway. Thoughts?

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Edith
Qustion: What if his prostheses were 6" longer but otherwise the same. What if they were motorized?
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