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'Blade Runner's' artificial legs controversial at Olympics

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At first, double-amputee Oscar Pistorius was running on the Paralympic circuit using his high-tech running blades. Now that he's won an international court battle, he can run against able-bodied athletes at the London Olympic games. Mark Phillips reports.



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Atrumoris (1 месяц назад)
A day will come when people will pay ridiculous amounts of money to replace their natural body parts with cybernetic ones.
Bobby Stevenish (2 месяца назад)
"she was an intruder"
Tim Suetens (2 месяца назад)
This issue will only intensify as bionics advance. We will eventually need a separate league for augmented athletes.
2012XF3 (3 месяца назад)
And...now hes a killer.
Garces cantu Cantu (3 месяца назад)
Yea por Little tink tink theirs being stupid but keep Ur head high
Cha'lie Joy (4 месяца назад)
Weigh him down then.... Make the challenge even.
kaleemullah manzoor (3 месяца назад)
Cha'lie Joy or there should be separate race for them
irfan cool (6 месяцев назад)
Plz tell me i want to buy this leg where i got this plz reply
nainalai Do (6 месяцев назад)
I am salute for his spirit
Psyro (6 месяцев назад)
Reminds me of that girl from the movie Kingsman
L N (8 месяцев назад)
We still love you Oscar!
DevDoodles (9 месяцев назад)
Not fair his legs don't hurt
Michael Davies (10 месяцев назад)
how long has oscar pistorius had running blades ? and why do people call oscar the blade runner ?
2012XF3 (3 месяца назад)
Michael Davies he in jail now
BEEVOO (1 год назад)
Hes legs dont hurt: cheating
Super Saitama (1 год назад)
before the blades...no1 new who i was...now everyone knows me
Melvin Giles (1 год назад)
Paperclips and Sparks Everywhere🖇🔥🖇🔥 Lol
Phoenix North (1 год назад)
That's awesome!!!
Atryan (1 год назад)
That's it. I'm chopping of my legs now.
Ava Winn (7 месяцев назад)
It’s cost 50,000 dollars for running legs alone, let alone leg therapy and other medical cost
epic epic (1 год назад)
Atryan ive been thinking about that too. the digitigrade aesthetic hh
TheCheesecak3 (1 год назад)
Im not a hater, i really respect these type of athletes (i run track myself) but dont you think like if you fine tune the legs they can exceed more force being imputted into them and spring harder? Michael Johnson said, "the more force being put into the ground the faster you will go." Along with the weight of the material and the work being put into it, example about the work is when you sprint you have to always land on the balls of your feet but with these you only focus on the hips and moving your thighs. Im not disrespecting im just stating out a fact that could be reasonable.
Arthur Gonzales (1 год назад)
Motha focka has no legs!!! If he had legs he would smoke any African runner, poor little tink tink
Mark Baland (1 год назад)
If other runners complain that this man's artificial legs give him an unfair advantage, they should get their legs removed and get a pair of blades...
Kwyjibo O_o (1 год назад)
What kind of dumb argument is that? The Olympics are about natural abilities. Encouraging people to mutilate their bodies to be able to compete goes against that pretty hard.
EazyNiner (1 год назад)
Black Ops 3 - Ember
Cassie Carmichael (1 год назад)
People are haters. I can't believe how disgusting people are. Come to America Tink Tink, fuck London!!
KC Wong (1 год назад)
But he never asked for this
Adrian Curiale (24 дня назад)
r/wooosh
carrots (10 месяцев назад)
Team WaveHD I think that was a deus ex joke.
TheVis (1 год назад)
So? That doesn't mean it's fair that he is isn't in the Paralympics
kstringer24 (1 год назад)
Don't mind all the haters, Oscar. Just shoot them.
they Elli (1 год назад)
You mean the motherfucker with no legs had an unfair advantage lol Kat Williams the best ever.
S E S H B O Y (1 год назад)
tink tink tink tink
Vysean Lasane (2 года назад)
nice
Goku.ss2.9000 Muchdragonballz (2 года назад)
I'm sure he misses his blades as he is in jail now for killing his gf. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2016/07/06/former-olympian-oscar-pistorius-sentenced-to-6-years-in-prison-for-girlfriends-murder/
Apple Lysol (7 месяцев назад)
Snoop Gaming Possibly accidental... He could be lying... No other witness
Snoop Gaming (1 год назад)
it was accidental
David 2017 (2 года назад)
So the guy with no legs has an advantage over runners with legs in the Olympics?.... does that sound stupid to anyone else????
Deanandre (13 дней назад)
This spring technology you say propels him forward isn't much of an advantage considering his calves would've done a better job. Also, he'd lost his Achilles tendons: important organs responsible for generating the explosive force at the beginning of the race. He would've been a great runner had he a complete set of limbs.
CUZ IM BATMAN (7 месяцев назад)
No, it doesn't sound stupid . His legs dont have fat i them which means he is light as a feather . This gives him an advantage over other athletes .
Mr Penguin (7 месяцев назад)
He has to focus on his upper legs for strength.
Kwyjibo O_o (1 год назад)
He has prosthetic legs for running. The question is about whether or not the prosthetic legs perform better than natural legs. The olympics is about natural abilities, so it's a good question that should be discussed.
DoctorWeeTodd (1 год назад)
Team WaveHD Do you know how many springs are in our biological legs?
DeMorié Robinson (2 года назад)
Its because he runs tons lighter than someone with legs giving an extreme advantage, almost unfair, but he may not have the best leg support to go his fastest with the running legs. If the other runner with natural legs want to beat him they just have to train to be faster.
Chicken Mike (2 года назад)
This is the kind of argument that made Deus Ex HR.
Edgar Ortiz (2 года назад)
Dem legs...
DLA VLOGS (2 года назад)
Poor Lil Tink Tink
samuel gonzalez (2 года назад)
who came here because of kat williams tink tink haha
Robinson Review (6 месяцев назад)
I'm guilty
Valeria Diaz (9 месяцев назад)
samuel gonzalez yesss😂
Southern Dysfunctional (2 года назад)
You talking bout the motha fuka with no legs?
chy johnson (1 год назад)
the0real0joker lol Katt Williams
darryl Wilson (2 года назад)
😂😂😂
NiT gaming (2 года назад)
poor lil tink tink
Layla Benton (6 месяцев назад)
Hahah
darryl Wilson (2 года назад)
😂😂😂
jmcghane (2 года назад)
+NiT gaming you saw katt williams didn't you. XD
Delissa Tate (3 года назад)
Po' lil Tink Tink. :(
Print Dollars from Thin Air (9 месяцев назад)
that brought me here lol
miles brandon crabtree (3 года назад)
I am the best in the world and could kick your ass mate...hehehehe kristian davies
Troy Cronin (4 года назад)
I am also a below knee double amputee and i run for my high school team. I work harder than everyone else and improve a lot, but i have not beaten any biological leged athlete yet and i know their is no way that blades give an advantage. A good way to test this would be to look at runners times of people before they lost their legs and after. Alsoe  only one amputee has made it to the olympics so far out of millions, no one has even come close. so when the scientists lose their legs and can experience running in blades then they can talk.
SgtPiggie (10 месяцев назад)
"oscar was aloud to compete" allowed
Luis Huerta (1 год назад)
I dont mean this is as disrespect but he shouldnt have run in the olympics thats why their is a Paralympics
XWolven (1 год назад)
You can still have muscles injured with blades. Think of all the pressure going on the knees, not to mention the rest of leg and thigh muscles.
XWolven (1 год назад)
No it isn't. People with Prosthetics can compete against each other. It would be like Racing Cars. The person with the most supped up car and best driving skills wins. Everyone will try to out do each other as always.
fopperer (1 год назад)
well put it this way: when u have 2 feet u have way more muscles, bones etc. that can get injured. with an injury u cant excercise. so there's an undeniable advantage of blades
Paul Chang (4 года назад)
he definitely worked his ass off despite his disabilities and for this reason he really shows what you can do with hard work and dedication. 
Isuldor Nagan (2 года назад)
I feel like an asshole laughing at that as hard as I did.
Shenzuki (4 года назад)
And what you can do with a gun when your girlfriend pisses you off.
Lieutenant BaconWaffles (5 лет назад)
The legs are awesome.
Thomas Hirsch (6 лет назад)
I was talking to someone who was mentioning a friend who was a double BKA, but she described them as a "double below knee" which sounded to me like "double bologna". Yeah.
James Melton (6 лет назад)
Why couldnt he be in with everybody else? Its only right thing to do
RoboTekno (6 лет назад)
They are just fancy shoes :P
truthonlyauthority (6 лет назад)
I applaud Oscar Pistorious' tenacity. Let him run! He is an inspiration, truly.

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