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Vision-impaired triathlete changing lives by getting more blind people running

BY KATHY MCLEISH SAT 19 AUG 2017, 10:42 AM AEST – ABC News http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2017-08-19/vision-impaired-triathlete-changing-lives-blind-people-running/8821934 Photo of runners & guides courtesy of Casey Hyde Running has been called the world’s most accessible sport, but elite para-triathlete Casey Hyde says in reality it is not open to everyone. Hyde runs, rides, and swims while tethered to a […]

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Melbourne builds Australia’s first soccer pitch for the blind

The City of Melbourne today unveiled Australia’s first blind soccer pitch as part of a $1.5 million redevelopment of the North Melbourne Recreation Reserve. The exciting new facility will be capable of holding B1 international level soccer competitions, an internationally recognised Paralympic sport. Acting Lord Mayor Arron Wood said a heartfelt letter from the President […]

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BSRV Tennis Team Travel to Ireland

The dlr TAKEI tournament took place in Ireland in May 2018. Blind tennis is an extremely skilled form of the sport. It is played on a standard court and the players locate the ball by the sound made by a bell in the middle of the ball. They are allowed either two or three bounces depending […]

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Dancing Queen

In Episode 3 of our ‘Inspiring Insights’ series, we asked Wanda Egerton from Square Dancing to chat with us about her experiences. Thank-you Wanda for sharing your story!  Background I am 62 years of age. My eye condition is retinopathy of prematurity. I was born 13 weeks premature and growing up my vision was limited […]