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And the -- -- the world's attention during the London Olympic Games he competed in eleven races in both the Olympics and paralympics.
Setting records and winning medals American Apparel -- Blake sleeper came in second to the story -- and one race sleeper considers the story is a competitor.
And also a friend he joins us good evening -- Good evening thanks for having.
Thanks for being here and before we get to the the more serious matter that -- we want to talk to -- if you wanna congratulate you because you're gonna -- compete be the first American to compete in the Olympics a disabled and now been 2016 so.
I tip my hat to congratulations.
Yet thank you so much it'll be a long journey but -- a really all started when I -- Oscar run on TV for the first time.
Let me talk to about -- him.
Oscars he's he's a huge hero to disabled athletes is -- not.
Yes you mean these are huge show it to disable at least -- only to disable at least put everybody in general anybody and everybody who.
Faces challenges in life could look up to Oscar and and it relates that challenge is it is.
And I think you're so right it does really do include everybody because he captivated everybody's attention and it Myanmar and Bardem and Myers himself immensely.
For all that he is achieved this is very perplexing I'm curious we we have a dead woman in his home.
He's charged with murder.
Did you ever see any indication that would dollar meanwhile they accolades he's receiving any indication that this is a man prone to violence.
Never come off competed alongside him for about three years now he's actually went on his way to help me out -- mean to me on certain things that we both have.
Was -- general -- -- -- some that we can relate to and out my scene at its highest points and I've seen him as lowest points when he lost his 200 meter race and still yet.
He's still stay humble mean he was a little bit frustrated but nothing today is today caliber -- can never lay him to -- -- off.
How did you ever spoken to set down talked him.
Plenty of times and the countless of times whether it's on the track or off the track in the lunchroom or in a hotel room just.
-- -- now talking about all kinds of things life in -- life in -- Assad that off the -- too much.
Heavy had a chance to talk to him since he started dating -- -- camp.
No I had a member where he -- trailed briefly when we was in London.
Back in September have been waiting go to much details about the relationship or anything that was going through.
How did you hear about the shooting.
Some access -- heard on the news my friend actually -- a text message and and notified me and now when when I heard about it I was sick to my stomach because we've got to do with that being said -- -- -- just that he's done something great things in this world.
And -- I'm I'm afraid he would what I did to notify on all the bad things and which we do as a society but it's life and -- -- -- hope he would -- get.
That the Lacey started and then that is are just showing the world that have a disability they can accomplish anything.
He covers anything in life and with that being said -- when he started on my goal is to finish his legacy.
And competing in -- 2016.
Well we look forward to watching and twice sixteen -- -- to come back and neck and talked -- -- compete when he's sixty yes but so much thanks for having.
Thank you --