The Pitch

On Valentine’s Day South African Olympic double amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius made international headlines for his performance off the track.  Pistorius is accused of premeditated murder on his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The track star was taken into police custody.

The South African sprinter claims that an intruder broke into his home and was hiding inside a bathroom. Pistorius felt the need to protect himself from the trespasser so he fired a round of shots with his owned gun, which killed 29 year old Steenkamp.

Oscar Pistorius is no stranger to overcoming adversity. Pistorius was born without a fibula in each of his legs. His parents consulted with some of the best doctors around the world to insure that their son could have amputated legs. After a successful surgery, Oscar was able to have the same mobility as any able-bodied person. Growing up Oscar had the opportunity to live an…

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