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Oscar Pistorius South Africa's Oscar Pistorius might be best known for being the first Olympic runner on prosthetic legs, but he also looks pretty sharp in a suit.

The Blade Runner, Oscar Pistorius. The debate goes on... I really hope he gets to run. (Scientists debate whether prosthetic legs give Pistorius an unfair advantage in the 400-meter race)

  • Barb Graham

    Is this really questionable? Not a level playing field.

  • Leilah Thiel

    If you click through, you'll see the research they've done. The scientists who worked on it are split - some say that the energy/fatigue are equivalent, some say they're not. When it comes right down to it, he isn't blowing other runners out of the water. Everyone works with what they have and compensate in different ways... he's not really any different in that. If the other runners want to run the race wearing blades, more power to them... pretty sure it's not going to improve their times.

  • Danielle Goodwin

    If other runners are so concerned about it then he should be an excellent motivator for them.

Oscar Pistorius sets world record at Paralympics

Oscar Pistorius...How Can We Not Be Inspired By Him?!

  • Kerry Essakow

    Did you know that prosthesis like this can cost up to $5000? For the average amputee this is totally unaffordable making it impossible for them to participate in sports and reach their dreams of becoming athletes like Oscar.The Challenged Athletes Foundation helps support these athletes and sponsored many of our para-olympions this year. I am helping fundraise to help sponsor more athletes, gift more prothesis and more peoples lives. Please support me by donating today: http://www.sdtc12.kintera.o...

Jerome Singleton what a great attitude - Can't wait to see him take on Oscar Pistorius at the Paralympic 2012 in London

An inspiring Oscar Pistorius moment: though he failed to qualify for the 400-meter Olympic final, the South African runner continues to be a role model for not only amputees but many others around the world. This is an older photo, but the cute image of his "race" against a little girl with prosthetic legs like his just surfaced.

Pistorius (RSA) ends 400m semifinal in exchanging race bibs with World Champion Kirani James (Grenada)

After six years of training, Oscar Pistorius crouched in the starting blocks poised to make history. It was a serious moment, punctuated by years of work and court battles and controversy. And in what should have been a time of focus and intensity, Pistorius was crouched in the blocks, doing the unexpected. He was smiling. The first amputee ever to compete in track and field at the Olympics was overcome with joy. "I've worked for six years to try and make the 400-meter semifinal,"