His achievements may have been slightly controversial, but Oscar Pistorius's effort to make the 2012 Olympic Games was nothing short of inspirational. With blades in place of where his legs should be, Pistorius made the semi-finals in London. He came last in that race but he left a legacy behind perhaps best shown when he swapped numbers with and embraced reigning world champion Kirani James after the race. The kind of respect he received showed that anything is possible, no matter your circumstances.
Photo by Getty Images Nov 22, 2012