Videos tagged with "athlete"

Pt. 2 - Clasico Jose Luis Landrau - Pre-race Interviews [03:31]
On March 16, 2008, Hipódromo Camarero hosted the Clasico Jose Luis Landrau to honor the life's work of the late, great Hall of Fame jockey: Jose Luis "Chegui" Landrau. Chegui was interviewed between races. We have placed the interviews here for the enjoyment of his family, friends and fans. Listening to Chegui, we witness the character, charm and sincere humility of this Champion athlete. Te quiero El Latigo!

Pt. 1 - Clasico Jose Luis Landrau - Pre-race Interviews [06:14]
On March 16, 2008, Hipódromo Camarero hosted the Clasico Jose Luis Landrau to honor the life's work of the late, great Hall of Fame jockey: Jose Luis "Chegui" Landrau. Chegui was interviewed between races. We have placed the interviews here for the enjoyment of his family, friends and fans. Listening to Chegui, we witness the character, charm and sincere humility of this Champion athlete. Te quiero El Latigo!

Zebras, Ostriches to Race at Fair Grounds Jan. 12 [01:02]
Here's a sneak peak at the athletes set to put on a show at the nation's third-oldest race track on Saturday night.

Oscar Pistorius vs Horse [01:31]
'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius outruns horse in race! SOUTH African Oscar Pistorius beat Arab horse Maserati in the 'run like the wind' race. The 26-year-old Pistorius, known as the Blade Runner because of the carbon fibre blades he runs on after having his legs amputated below the knee before he was aged one because of a congenital condition, beat the horse over 200 metres. Pistorius, who reached the 400m semi-finals in London and also ran in the 4x400m relay final to realise his boyhood dream of competing at the able-bodied Games, took full advantage of starting 15 metres in front of Maserati, who ruined its chances of winning by making a terrible start. The race was not the first time athletes have competed against horses with some of the most notable champions such as 1936 Olympics hero Jesse Owens and 1992 Olympic 100m gold medallist Linford Christie also going up against their four-legged friends, who generally out-paced their human rivals.

Oscar Pistorius vs a HORSE [01:31]
Subscribe for the latest news from SNTV: bit.ly "Bladerunner" Oscar Pistorius raced against a horse in Doha on Wednesday and won - all in an effort to promote disability sport and fight discrimination in the region. Normally when a horse takes on a human in a race there's usually only one winner but that was before Oscar Pistorius challenged a noble steed to a sprint and it was the horse who came away with a long face. The Aspire Zone in Doha witnessed "Bladerunner", beating an Arabian horse as part of the 'Definitely Able' campaign which uses special events to highlight the exceptional feats Paralympic athletes are capable of. Reporter question: "Oscar, how was it?" Oscar Pistorius: "I think you know, for what it's... it wasn't about who won today, it was just about coming out here and really just showing people that those (people) with disabilities are not to be stereotyped against... Having the Arab horse out here, which is a symbolisation of strength and power in this region... To be able to do a showcase event like this is a lot of fun. So thanks to everybody who came out here, it was a good night and hopefully it will do a lot to change the perceptions of people with disabilities in this region." Several noted athletes have pitted themselves against animal opposition with limited success over the years. Welsh sprinter Jamie Baulch and American legend Jesse Owens have both raced against horses, while Pistorius' compatriot, rugby player Bryan Habana, once ran against ...

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