Double-Amputee on Cheetah Blades Fails to Qualify For the Olympics

Oscar Pistorius, double-amputee with carbon-fibre "cheetah" blades failed to qualify for the Olympics. He just missed the needed time in the 400 meter of 45.55 seconds, though it should be noted he posted a new personal best of 46.25. [New Scientist Tech, via Engadget]

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