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#Blade Runner

# blade-runner - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

From The42 Amputee Pistorius selected for Olympics in 4x400 Blades

Amputee Pistorius selected for Olympics in 4x400

Pistorius is set to become the first amputee track athlete to compete at the games after South Africa’s Olympic committee picked him today as one of 13 athletes on the team initially selected last month.

# blade-runner - Thursday 24 May, 2012

From The42 Able-bodied athletes have no beef with me, says Pistorius Blade Runner

Able-bodied athletes have no beef with me, says Pistorius

The 25-year-old runs with carbon-fibre artifical ‘blades’ and was cleared to compete at top level in 2008.

# blade-runner - Monday 29 August, 2011

From The42 WATCH: 'Blade runner' Pistorius finishes last in 400m semi Blade Runner

WATCH: 'Blade runner' Pistorius finishes last in 400m semi

Pistorius fell short in his 400m challenge in Daegu this afternoon.

# blade-runner - Friday 26 August, 2011

From The42 Pistorius causing a stir at Worlds Blade Runner

Pistorius causing a stir at Worlds

Double amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius is drawing praise and criticism alike ahead of his elite level debut at the Athletics World Championships in Daegu.

# blade-runner - Monday 15 August, 2011

From The42 'Complete farce' to let Pistorius compete at Worlds, says scientist Blade Runner

'Complete farce' to let Pistorius compete at Worlds, says scientist

Dr Ross Tucker feels that the double amputee “blade runner” gets a huge advantage from his prosthetic legs.