View Full Version : Prosthetics in sport, today on NPR

Van Den Bogert, Ton
05-31-2007, 05:07 AM
Right now (3 PM EST), National Public Radio has a discussion on this
topic, on Talk of the Nation.

Streaming audio is available from local stations, e.g.


Ton van den Bogert, Biomch-L co-moderator


From http://www.npr.org/templates/rundowns/rundown.php?prgId=5:

Prosthetics in Sports: Disability or Advantage?

Oscar Pistorius, a double amputee from South Africa, calls himself the
fastest man on no legs. He wants to race on prosthetics against the best
two-legged sprinters in the world. But the international governing body
on track and field declared that his prosthetics give him an unfair


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