NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 06, 2012
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(Pretoria, South Africa: Mary Carillo) South African double amputee runner Oscar Pistorius, who runs on carbon fiber blades, featured; family photos and home movies shown; details given about complaints that he has an unfair advantage; scenes shown of him running in the London Olympics. [PISTORIUS – recalls his mother’s advice about disability.] [Coach Ampie LOUW- says he never knew disabled sport.] [Massachusetts Institute of Technology Hugh HERR- notes the advantages of the human body over the blades.]
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