Top Paralympian Sprinter Going for Gold

Blake Leeper discusses the upcoming world championships.
2:03 | 07/04/13

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I'm here with someone who is sure to inspire all of us. The day he was born, doctors said he would never walk. And now, guess what? He is the top paralympic runner in the world. And he is talking about the next record he's intending to smash. The next record I want to be the first american paralympian. Go, rio. The road to rio. That's exciting. The day I was born, they said i could never walk. Now, I'm running for my country, around the world. And look at this. Those are really heavy. Yeah. Bronze and silver. Yeah. Where's the gold? That's what I'm missing. I'm missing the gold. That's why I keep working hard and get there. And hopefully, in a couple more weeks, I'll get the gold. What has it been like for you, going from telling you you're not going to walk, to you breaking records. You have to stay focused and determined. You have to battle threw the challenges and overcome them. I can feel you passion. Speaking of the olympics because you want to be the first american paralympian. We know someone from south africa did that, as well. Oscar pistorius, we're talking about. What is it like to watch his struggles? It's tough. He's done a lot of great things. I don't want people to forget the great things he's done. He broke the barrier for the paralympic athletes. My prayers go out to him and both sides. Only time will tell what happens. I can't wait to see what happens to you. The american blade runner right here. Thank you for joining us. And blake has an up-and-coming documentary. You can watch more of his story, the blake leeper story. It's going to be a fantastic story. Coming up, our friend jack

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