Buzz Bissinger on Oscar Pistorius and the myth of role models

Day 6

South African Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius was granted bail Friday in the sum of one million rand, or about $115,000 Canadian. He was arrested for the shooting murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steencamp, on Valentine's Day. Pistorius shot to global superstardom as the first double-amputee to compete in the Olympic games and was hailed as a hero and role model. But Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Buzz Bissinger says we should stop putting athletes on a pedestals.

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