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MEDAL QUEST | Rivalries | Blake Leeper: "I want to beat him. Point. Blank. Period." | PBS

Duration: 02:40

Track athlete Blake Leeper talks about the intense level of competition in Paralympic sports and how he stacks up against two of the biggest names in racing: South Africa's Oscar Pistorius and America's Jerome Singleton. Leeper is one of the younger members of Team USA and began competing internationally less than three years ago. The level of competition -- the way top athletes focused in on winning -- was a revelation to him. MEDAL QUEST offers an unprecedented look into these high-stake games and the athletes that play them, and is produced for PBS by WGBH Boston in Association with the US Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee. More at: pbs.org

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Post Date: March 29, 2012