Bo Jackson shocks Paralympic sprinter on 'Arsenio Hall Show'

theGRIO REPORT - Paralympic sprinter Blake Leeper met Bo Jackson, his childhood hero, on The Arsenio Hall Show Monday night.

Paralympic sprinter Blake Leeper met Bo Jackson, his childhood hero, on The Arsenio Hall Show Monday night.

Leeper, who is training to become the first American Olympian with two prosthetic legs, explained that Jackson was his hero because he received a prosthetic hip due to an injury.

The young athlete even said that when he was younger he asked people to call him Bo and explained the first time running peaked his interest.

Hall asked to see Leeper’s running blades, and Jackson was the person who brought them out. It took a few seconds before Leeper realized exactly who it was, and his reaction is priceless.

Watch the full video above and let us know who your childhood hero was in the comments.

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