South African runner Oscar Pistorius is best known for successfully forcing the I.A.A.F. to allow him to compete against able bodied runners, despite the advantage his "cheetah" prosthesis may or may not offer. But, as Michael Sokolove, contributing writer to the New York Times magazine recently discovered, the athlete is also "more than a little crazy."
"He drives, literally, at 150 miles per hour, plus," Sokolove tells Bill in an interview this week. "He does everything very fast. He's just one of those people who's an adrenaline freak."
Sokolove's article, The Fast Life of Oscar Pistorius, appears in this week's New York Times Magazine.
This segment aired on January 21, 2012.