Oscar Pistorius: The first amputee track athlete to compete at any Olympic games! In a surprising last-minute decision, South Africa’s Olympic committee and national track federation cleared the double amputee to run in his individual event.
This is the body I have been given. This is my weapon How I conquer. How I wage my war. This is how I have broken the world record 49 times. How I become the fastest thing on no legs. This is my weapon. This is how I fight.
The London 2012 Paralympics begin tonight and over the coming days we’ll be featuring a selection of cutting-edge sportswear designed for the competing athletes, starting with the Nike Spike Pad as worn by “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius.