This is the story of how I found myself tackling the sport of Paratriathlon after losing most of my sight. I hope this video encourages people struggling with weight, depression, illness, trauma and injury to become more active and life the fullest life possible. Find your ‘thing’ that makes you passionate!
Howie wheeled his chair up to the front desk after we had cleaned up from the morning’s race. “Hey man, we want to do a jungle tour. Something REALLY dangerous. Do you think you can hook us up?” The hotel concierge eyed us all warily. “What do you mean, dangerous?” “We want to see snakes, and jaguars, and sloths, and piranhas and stuff. Like a total-immersion kind of thing. You think you can help us out with that?” “Let me see what I can do sir.” “Oh yeah, do you think it’s wheelchair accessible?” “I’ll see what I can do.”…
Last night I made the grave mistake of calling the new taxi service known as Uber to pick up myself and my Guiding Eyes for the Blind Labrador Elvis. THIS was the horrific result. Click on the link below to see the interview on NBC News New York. Driver Refuses Service to the Blind
Hi Guys! Here’s the video that aired today on Spike TV of me and Army Colonel Patty Collins, a below the knee amputee and world champion Para triathlete herself, as my guide (my eyes). I vowed to complete the NYC triathlon (and WON!) Here’s the link: NYC Triathlon Win- What’s YOUR VOW?
What an incredible evening with 100 attendees supporting the Talking Information Center, an online and radio resource for the Blind and Visually Impaired community nation-wide. I hosted a wine dinner to raise funds for them in Scituate Massachusetts this Thursday evening and had an incredible night sharing my story of triumph over vision impairment and my pursuit of the Paralympics in Rio 2016. Want me to speak at your next event? Contact me on my page to get on the calendar for 2015!