Many Happy Miles: Guiding Visually Impaired Athletes
By Sarah Flynn|2023-10-24T00:45:44-04:00October 24th, 2023|
If you’ve ever considered being a guide for visually impaired athletes or are fascinated by folks who do, listen to this episode. Hosts Dimity and Sarah WF welcome guide Andrea Good, who leads a blind friend, Kate, through triathlons, then they bring on Francesco Magisano, the Director of Achilles NYC Metro region and a blind triathlete. They cover:
what being a guide involves, including training for each triathlon discipline;
the various races Andrea and Kate have tackled together;
the rewards of helping another athlete achieve her goal; and,
Francesco’s personal experience as a blind runner and triathlete.