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Double amputee runner makes history

By: proctor - May 16, 2008
In the news today, Oscar Pistorius makes history. As a double amputee, he is now allowed to compete against able-bodied athletes. Pistorius had appealed to CAS, world sport's highest tribunal, to overturn a January 14 ruling by the IAAF that banned him from competing. The IAAF said his carbon fiber blades give him a mechanical advantage.Click here on Pistorius to view the whole story.
It's a great day for sport. I think this day is going to go down in history for the equality of disabled people. -Oscar Pistorius

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proctor

I have been an ACE certified personal trainer since 2000 who has trained over 3000 hours. I specialize in pre- and post-natal fitness, stretching, running, and weight loss. Yoga is also a passion for me and a way of life. I received my Yoga Alliance Teacher Certification in India and love to share the calmness, strength, and openness that yoga offers to people of all ages and abilities.



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