Before the Paralympics, The Story talked with Blake Leeper. Blake uses carbon fiber legs and leading up to the race, he was one of the fastest runners. He speaks with Dick about how he fared. Listen to Blake's former interview here.
Luke Tipple, a marine biologist, grew up swimming and diving off the coast of southern Australia. He knows how to get the upper hand with a shark in the water, and has been hired by long distance swimmer Diana Nyad to protect her on a swim from Cuba to Florida.
Freddy Schuman has become a minor celebrity. He's the unofficial mascot of the New York Yankees. At nearly every game, he bangs pots and pans, and revs up the crowd. But this spring, the Yankees refused to let "Freddy Sez" into the team's shiny new stadium. He was forced to beg outside the gate for fans to give him a spare ticket. Suddenly the papers were writing about how the Yankees had locked out this dedicated octogenarian.