How ex-racing champ Alex Zanardi won the New York City Marathon without legs

Alex Zanardi was one of the fastest men on four wheels — winning two CART championships — that is, until a devastating accident in 2001 cost him his legs. But losing his legs hasn't meant he's lost his competitive drive. A decade later and Zanardi's now one of the fastest men on three wheels, winning the handcycle… » 11/07/11 12:00pm 11/07/11 12:00pm

Alex Zanardi Is Ten Times The Man/Woman You Are

Amputee race car driver Alex Zanardi, who lost his legs during a 2001 race in Germany, has decided to enter the New York City Marathon. It all started when a manager at Barilla said he'd be crazy to try and compete in the marathon, which then meant that Zanardi would have to do it as a matter of honor. The former CART… » 11/01/07 6:15pm 11/01/07 6:15pm