Thursday, July 5, 2012
Amputee to compete in 2012 Olympic Games
Jumping off point: Surprisingly, many people feel that runners with two good legs have a disadvantage against South African amputee Oscar Pistorious, suggesting that the prosthetic devices (blades) Pistorious uses create a bouncing effect that make him run faster.
Is this a legitimate claim? Should Pistorious be allowed to compete? Learn more about Oscar Pistorious in the video above, prior to your discussion.
Thanks to @larryferlazzo for sharing this story on Twitter.