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Columbia Gas of Kentucky

Thank you Columbia Gas of Kentucky!  Standing with Amy Hatter is Herb Miller.

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Visually Impaired Athlete Craig Aucoin

This concludes this week’s feature of 5 well-known visually impaired athletes written by Danielle Creapeau.

Craig Aucoin

Growing up, Craig was always active in sports. Upon losing his sight at age sixteen, he turned to sports as a way to regain his confidence and independence. Craig has now participated in seven triathlons and has completed a bicycle trek across Canada.

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http://www.ibmilw.com/blog/view/famous-visually-impaired-and-blind-athletes

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Visually Impaired Athlete Craig MacFarlane

This week features 5 well-known visually impaired athletes written by Danielle Creapeau.

Craig MacFarlane

Craig MacFarlane lost his vision at age 2 ½ during a welding accident. His athletic instinct kicked in at an early age, and by age eight he had won his first wrestling tournament. Inspired by this achievement, Craig went on to compete in a wide variety of sports and earned a whopping 103 gold medals in wrestling, track and field, swimming, snow skiing, water skiing and golfing.

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http://www.ibmilw.com/blog/view/famous-visually-impaired-and-blind-athletes

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Visually Impaired Athlete Trischa Zorn

This week features 5 well-known visually impaired athletes written by Danielle Creapeau.

Trischa Zorn

Paralympic Hall of Fame swimmer Trischa Zorn is a U.S. swimmer who has been blind since birth. Most notably, she has won 55 metals (41 gold, 9 silver and 5 bronze), making her the most successful athlete in the history of the Paralympic Games.

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http://www.ibmilw.com/blog/view/famous-visually-impaired-and-blind-athletes

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