Top Ten Physically Disabled Sports Athletes

Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. - Francis of Assisi

The Top Ten

1 Oscar Pistorius Oscar Pistorius

He had his knees amputated when he was just 11 months old. The South-African sprint runner was called the fastest runner on no legs and was later nicknamed as "Blade Runner" - jerk4life

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2 Melissa Stockwell Melissa Stockwell

She lost her limb during the Iraq war when she served as a lieutenant for the US Army and again she lost her leg in a bomb explosion while leading a Baghdad Convoy. She turned out to later be one of the most finest American paratriathletes and Paralympic swimmers of all. Melissa was named USAT Paratriathlete of the Year in 2010. - jerk4life

3 Natalia Partyka Natalia Partyka V 1 Comment
4 Bethany Hamilton Bethany Hamilton V 1 Comment
5 Natalie du Toit Natalie du Toit
6 Jason P. Lester

Jason suffered a near-death with with 21 broken bones and a collapsed lung. After he survived, he started playing baseball and American football. He won an ward for the best male disabled athlete in 2009. - jerk4life

7 Jim MacLaren
8 Tanni Grey-Thompson Tanni Grey-Thompson
9 Terry Fox Terry Fox

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10 Aimee Mullins Aimee Mullins

The Contenders

11 Curt Marsh Curt Marsh

He was a high-school footballer who had to retire after he underwent 20 surgeries including a foot-amputation. - jerk4life

12 Anthony Robles
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