Emotional video shows Nike surprising a University of Oregon runner who has cerebral palsy with a professional contract

University of Oregon junior and club runner Justin Gallegos lives with cerebral palsy, but that hasn’t stopped him from aspiring to break the two-hour barrier in a half marathon.Nike’s insight director John Douglass showed up at practice to surprise Gallegos with a three-year professional running contract, making him Nike’s first-ever professional athlete with cerebral palsy.Elevation 0m released a moving video of Gallegos receiving the news on Saturday — World Cerebral Palsy Day — that has since gone viral.

Justin Gallegos lives with cerebral palsy — a condition that affects body movement and muscle coordination — but that hasn’t stopped the Oregon junior from pursuing his dream of breaking the two-hour barrier in a half marathon.

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