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We believe in you

Dear Oscar

I saw you in London in 2012. You are a great inspiration for young people.

We love and pray for you.

Have strength be strong. 14 more words

Oscar Pistorius

Swimming like an Olympian at the London Aquatics Centre

The London Aquatics Centres was the venue of the swimming and diving competitions during the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The Olympic Park closed for a long time after the event and re-opened for visitors on 5 April. 209 more words

London 2012

God is your refuge

Dear Oscar

Growing up, I heard of the famous guy from our country (South Africa) who ran but had no legs. I thought it was just a well known gossip until I saw it with my own eyes when you ran at the 2012 Summer Paralymics in London on television. 92 more words

Oscar Pistorius

The One Where I Reminisce Before London ...

As I approach the final few days before the London Marathon, my mind has been busy. A lot of my thoughts have involved complex toilet calculations, last minute spray tan appointments and a crippling fear of looking fat in photographs and not being able to untag them on Facebook before everyone on my friend list has seen them. 507 more words

HG Running

The Brighton Marathon - a weekend to remember . . .

A weekend to remember is certainly the way to summarise my trip “home” to the Brighton Marathon –  a place which was my home for 31 years. 1,303 more words


Olympic Park

On Saturday the London 2012 Olympic park reopened to the public. It is now officially called the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and you can just turn up and walk around it. 166 more words


Eton Dorney 20k Review

On Saturday, I drove 50 minutes to Dorney lake in Eton (the Rowing venue for the 2012 Olympics) to take part in my first ever 20k race… 836 more words