Oscar Pistorius Relay - 4-400 relay runner -The double-amputee runner from South Africa was on the track but didn't get to run in the 4x400-meter relay at the London Olympics because a teammate tumbled out in the first heat Thursday morning before reaching Pistorius for the changeover.
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All of the Aimee Mullins TED videos I have seen are great. Watch them first. One has a topless picture of her - you can hit AV mute, or somehow skip that part. Record-breaking Paralympic runner Aimee Mullins was born without shinbones. She has set out to redefine "disabled" -- not as an impediment to contentment.
"Anyway, what is disabled? Some people view themselves as disabled because they have one or two disabilities. But what about the millions and millions of abilities they have? So what if you have a leg or two missing? OK, you might not be able to run and jump but there are so many other things you can do." Oscar Pistorius
A photo for the history books... Oscar Pistorius of South Africa became the first double-amputee runner to compete in the Olympics. He finished second in his heat of the 400 meters and advanced to the semifinals.
South Africa's Oscar Pistorius -- the first double-amputee runner to compete in the Olympic Games -- sprinting during a men's 400-meter heat Saturday in the Olympic Stadium at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
2014: The year in pictures - CNN.com April 14: The door through which Oscar Pistorius fatally shot his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, is used as evidence during his murder trial in Pretoria, South Africa. Pistorius, the first double-amputee runner to compete in the Olympics, was found guilty of culpable homicide -- the South African term for unintentionally, but unlawfully, killing a person. He was sentenced to five years in prison.