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New Land Speed Record Set
A new land speed record has been set by Mike Newman from England. He drove a modified 1200 horsepower Nissan GT-R at 200 miles per hour, not that fast you say? Mike is blind! It’s a world record for land speed for a blind person.
When You Meet a Blind Person…
For those who do not know me, my mother is blind.  She is an amazing person who is going to college full-time and most recently climbed Katahdin with her guide dog, Libby.
Blind Appalachian Trail Hiker, Bill Irwin, Has Passed Away
I was very sad to read this weekend that Bill Irwin had passed away. Who is Mr. Irwin? He is the first hiker to complete the Appalachian Trail. He was 73.
In November 1990, Mr. Irwin and Orient, his guide dog, arrived in Millinocket. Their journey took nine months and was a total of 2,167 miles...
Blind Pole Vaulter Makes State Championships
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Most people would find the sport of pole vaulting extremely difficult, which it is, but doing it when you’re legally blind, now that is a tough task indeed. It doesn’t seem to affect Aria Ottmueller form Arizona as she has excelled in the sport qualifying in t…