A really short message today. I just wanted to pay tribute to… no, not Amy Winehouse, although I loved her as a singer, but to Oscar “Blade Runner” Pistorious. I think he’s the first person with a disability to qualify for the “regular” World Championship. Yesterday, he qualified for the 400 meters with an amazing 45.07 (to put things in context: Our Belgian Borlé brothers do it in 44.71 and 44.74 if I’m correct). So congratulations Oscar!
For those not familiar with him, here’s another amazing Nike add about Oscar. And no, his prosthetics aren’t springs. They’re not giving him any advantage on other runners: