Oscar Pistorius, known as the “blade runner” for his fame as a Paralympic gold medalist, has encountered a challenge with his prosthetic legs after his body transformation in prison. His worldwide recognition was overshadowed by the tragic event of fatally shooting his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, in 2013. Due to the change in his body, Pistorius had to receive new prosthetics as his old ones no longer fit him, causing uncertainty about his ability to run as before.
Currently, Pistorius resides at his uncle’s mansion in Waterkloof, a wealthy suburb in Pretoria, South Africa, after his release from prison under undisclosed conditions due to security concerns. His parole is set to end on December 5, 2029, and it is uncertain when he will return to the public eye. During his time in prison, Pistorius reportedly pursued a spiritual path, leading a group for Christian prisoners, and is considering a career change to become a pastor.
The circumstances surrounding the tragic event and Pistorius’ claims that he mistook Steenkamp for an intruder have been a subject of controversy. With the limitations on his parole, including restrictions on alcohol and media interviews, the public awaits to see how Pistorius will navigate his future.