Pistorius

Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius  is a South African sprint runner. Pistorius, who has double below-knee amputations, is the world record holder for T44 in the 100, 200 and 400 metres events and runs with the aid of Cheetah Flex-Footcarbon fibre transtibial artificial limbs by Össur. He competes in T44 (single below knee amputees) events though he is actually classified in T43 (double below knee amputee). (adapted from Wikipedia)

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“The only difference between my brother and me is that he puts his shoes on in the morning and I put my legs on. And I’m faster.” -Oscar Pistorius

Link to another para olympian Maya Nakanishi (buzzfeed)

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