Razberry Candy – Oscar Pistorious

Oscar Pistorious

NAME: Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius (born 22 November 1986)

Oscar Pistorious

ABOUT: The "Blade Runner", Oscar Pistorius, is a South-African double below-knee amputate, who lost his legs at 11 months old. The Blade Runner took part in this year's London Olympics, but this has not been an easy journey; Pistorious first took part in international competitions for able bodied athletes in 2007, he runs with the aid of Cheetah Flex-Foot carbon fibre transtibial artificial limbs.

 

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Razberry Candy – Ben Ainslie

NAME: Charles Benedict Ainslie, CBE

AGE: 35 (born 5 February 1977)

ABOUT: born in Macclesfield, Ben Ainslie is Great Britain’s most successful Olympic sailor ever, a three-times Olympic gold medalist and silver medalist, who started sailing at the tender age of eight and was first competing by the time he was ten. In 1989 in his first international competition – the 'Optimist World Championships' in Japan he was placed 37th. Ben learned to sail near Falmouth in Cornwall, he comes from a sailing family, his father Roddy Ainslie captained the boat that took part in the first Whitbread Round The World Race in 1973.

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