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How much she can expect the stories will be tested for steroids but that does raise the question do athletes in the paralympics used steroids.
David prince is a US -- Olympian who competed with the stories in the 2012 London games he joins us nice to see you -- Good to be here thank you.
Do you -- and you ask very clearly compete against them but what's your impression of him.
Good guy you know very.
Very down to earth very polite always put people before himself.
Good good competitor I mean very good spirits very.
Very compassionate and understanding and supportive of the the -- he.
Competed with so yeah.
This was is TP CB athlete to beat -- -- -- -- the one that that's sort of the most fun to be because he's been been so success.
If he ran another a league of his own you know he.
He didn't deserve to be in the paralympics because he was above that he was so much.
Mom as a runner and you know he'd he'd.
He was the person to be he was.
The guy we were all chasing but -- You know he was he he he ran in a league of his own he honestly did I -- you can see that by his times.
Richard a question steroids steroids reportedly found in his -- -- -- so many sports have been plagued by steroids I'm curious whether that steroids.
Has been a -- problem Carolyn -- -- competition.
-- I'm sure it has pop.
I'm not very aware of it I've only been involved in the paralympic movement for about three years going on for.
So -- and I'm not the best person to ask about all that stuff up all I do is train live my life revolves around training and -- I've worked hard.
I I suspect though that rumors fly around those who are using steroids within sort of the inner circle -- -- -- rumors that he was a steroid user.
Never him now I mean I heard this person did this or that person did that but it was never somebody that I.
In the paralympics do you compete with someone in your own -- you know below the knee amputee.
Com bilateral -- of any amputee you do you don't really -- classes and talked to -- know a whole lot of people in other classes so.
Nothing that I had ever heard of from -- no -- In London two -- -- got -- 200 by an athlete from Brazil and he was not happy about any challenge just taken at the prosthetic device that that athlete had raised in buffalo gave an advantage.
Out was his reaction that perfectly normal or was it that -- -- were you surprised by the challenge.
I was I was a little bit surprised I mean but we -- all all one we saw the guy from Brazil I want all of Vera.
When we saw him we thought whoa somebody has really taken this rule and they have gone to their absolute maximum height.
Not taking into consideration how it might affect their body.
And so when he did go out and run that kind of time I didn't see the outburst I didn't see anything that happened but.
-- you know it will we had been trying to make a statement to the IPC that you know there there are certain rules and regulations that needed to be changed and they weren't changed.
What does this arrest and this allegation of murder.
Dude just the paralympics is -- as it does -- -- -- huge damper on the spartans shot everybody or is it.
Just one -- athlete to compete.
That's that's a great question -- actually thought about that many many times over the last couple of days.
And to be honest with you I I don't know how to affect.
The movement itself com I know we've we you know as as as a movement that that the paralympics has gotten a lot of recognition.
Com and it it has been because of him.
-- but locally I mean in the United States we've been getting a lot of recognition without him so.
Com there's a lot of different things that could happen.
Only time will tell honestly.
Well I think he would -- admiration hear about because it's well deserved the paralympics and we admire all the athletes who compete and the paralympics they don't they're extraordinary the olympians and that competes at a speaking at the as it you earned dollar admiration fairly and it might -- thank you.
Thank you very much -- -- having me appreciate it and.
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