'Blade Runner' Pistorius' Twitter feed is a long victory lap

Steenkamp gushed over Pistorius on Twitter, seeming to relish going out with one of South Africa's biggest stars. By contrast, there was little outpouring of affection from Pistorius, although there was no indication their relationship had soured or that his mindset had darkened.

updated: February 15, 2013 00:41 IST
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London: Since captivating the world with his groundbreaking Olympic trip to London, Oscar Pistorius' life seemed like an extended victory lap.

More than 230,000 Twitter followers have been given a glimpse into a life of fast cars and luxury holidays as the hero was feted by an adoring public. The "Blade Runner" has reveled in the fame that came from becoming the first amputee sprinter to compete at both the Olympics and Paralympics.

Among dozens of tweets in recent weeks, there are only a scattering of references to the girlfriend he is now accused of killing earlier Thursday.

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