Oscar Pistorius's Shocking Fall from Grace in 6 Clicks

After an inspiring ascension to stardom, the Olympic athlete is sentenced to six years in prison for the murder of his girlfriend


South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius, a double-amputee, makes Olympic history when he becomes the first Paralympian to compete in an able-bodied track event at the 2012 Summer Games. Though he fails to medal, his performance inspires many, as does his attitude: "Being disabled doesn't have to be a disadvantage," he says.