Monthly Archives: August 2012

Inspiration: Oscar Pistorius

(C)  Elvar Pálsson used under Creative Commons License

Pistorious taking part in the Landsmót ungmennafélags Íslands in Kópavogur, Iceland, the largest sporting event in Iceland.
(C) Elvar Pálsson

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about Alison and Tim Delgado and their inspiring journey, saying that it would be the start of a series about people who inspire me.  There are a plethora of stories I’ve read in Runner’s World and elsewhere that I could draw on, but a picture I saw on Reddit compelled me to write about  South African Olympian and double amputee Oscar Pistorius. Continue reading