Irisvision, a new technology that gave Amy back almost full vision, has empowered the triathlete to train for the 2021 Paralympics in Tokyo.
USA Paralympic Triathalon National Champion, Amy Dixon, joined the show to talk about how VR is taking her training to the next level.
Amy Dixon is ranked #1 in the USA, #6 in the world and will be heading to Tokyo in 2021 to represent the USA in the Paralympics.
With 98% vision loss, Amy Dixon has implants in her eyes to help her see. Then she was introduced to Iris Vision.
2019 – the year of resiliency There I was, lined up with 200 overeager wetsuit-clad triathletes ( or in this case aquathletes) at the Tri club of San Diego’s monthly Aquathlon on the expansive beach at La Jolla Shores; poised, smiling, focused, my hands rested lightly on my knees as I crouched forward in a half-prone starting position, preparing to sprint to the pounding surf. My guide, a volunteer from the local University, jumped up and down on the starting line, like a tiger ready to pounce. It was ON. Into the water we rushed, leaping and dolphin-diving our way…
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