WORK HARDER THAN YOU THINK YOU POSSIBLY CAN: BEN AFFLEC OSCAR ACCEPTANCE SPEECH

Ben Afflec’s Oscar acceptance has stuck with me for quite a while now. I ususally fast-forward acceptance speeches of all kinds, because they are usually self serving and boring, but this time, I listened. I’m glad I did. Not┬ábecause I like Ben Afflec, but because he has been able to show that hard work pays… [Continue Reading]

OSCAR PISTORIUS APOLOGIZES AFTER LOSING 200M PARALYMPIC RACE TO BRAZIL

South African “Blade runner” Oscar Pistorius has apologized for the timing of his complaints about the length of his rivals’ prosthetic limbs after his shock loss in the 200-meter sprint at the Paralympic Games in London. Minutes after losing the race to 20-year-old Brazilian runner Alan Fonteles Cardaso Oliveira on Sunday, Pistorius accused the gold… [Continue Reading]

OSCAR PISTORIUS, BLADE RUNNER, MAKES HISTORIC OLYMPIC DEBUT

Oscar Pistorius, a South African double-amputee nicknamed the “Blade Runner,” made an unprecedented Olympic debut Saturday, finishing second in his 400-meter qualifying heat. With a time of 45.44 seconds, Pistorius qualified for Sunday’s semifinals. The runner’s legs were amputated below the knee when he was 11 months old because of a bone defect. He runs… [Continue Reading]

OSCAR PISTORIUS, VIDEO OF DOUBLE AMPUTEE TO RUN IN TWO OLYMPIC EVENTS

If there were ever a time to pose the question, “What’s your excuse”, this would be it!!! Double-amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius will compete at the Olympic Games after he was named in both the individual 400m and the South Africa 4x400m relay squad for London 2012. The four-time Paralympic Games gold medalist won a silver… [Continue Reading]