Runner becomes first pro athlete with cerebral palsy to sign with Nike

November 11, 2018

 

 

Justin Gallegos, a runner at University of Oregon, has made history by becoming the first professional athlete with cerebral palsy to sign with Nike. Gallegos, a junior with the school's running club, made the announcement in an emotional video on his Instagram page.

 

Gallegos was finishing a race on Saturday when he was met by a camera crew, a bunch of his teammates and Nike's Insights director, John Douglass, who told him of the deal. In the video posted to his social media account, Gallegos collapses out of pure joy as his peers applaud him.

 

Read more at CBS News

 

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