Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel: #287
Bryant Gumbel hosts a panel about reforming college athletics with Senator Cory Booker and former NCAA investigator Tim Nevius. Mary Carillo visits with former NBA star Jayson Williams, who after overcoming his own tortured past has dedicated his life to helping others. Soledad O’Brien talks to Oksana Masters about her miraculous journey from being an orphan to becoming a Paralympian. And Real Sports checks-in with Hugh Herr, a biophysician who designs computer powered prosthetics for both himself and the general public.
Real Sports revisits the story of Hugh Herr, a mountain climber whose legs were amputated due to extreme weather conditions during a climb. Today he is head of research at MIT’s Biomechatronics Lab where he has invented a number of products that are hailed as the most advanced prostheses ever created.
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