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Nike awards first professional contract to athlete with cerebral

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By ITN News Editor October 11, 2018 13:26

Nike awards first professional contract to athlete with cerebral

palsyJustin Gallegos, a runner at the University of Oregon with cerebral palsy, thought he was just finishing another cross country race. Little did he know, a representative from shoe giant Nike was waiting at the finish line to offer him a pro contract. Justin is chasing his dream of breaking 2 hours in the 1/2 marathon. The Oregon-based company has worked with Gallegos in the past on a running shoe that features a zipper-and-strap system to help runners with disabilities.The company captured the emotional moment they suprised him with the announcement of a full time Nike professional athlete contract.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor October 11, 2018 13:26
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