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Nike awards first professional contract to athlete with cerebral palsy

By Reuters
12 October 2018   |   7:00 am
Justin 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.

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