Episode #99 Amy Dixon-Blind Triathlete-Paralympian Hopeful
Amy Dixon is a visually impaired professional triathlete and member of the USA Paratriathlon National Team. She is the reigning International Triathlon Union Aquathlon World Champion, US National Champion triathlete, and is ranked 7th in the world in triathlon in the Paralympic international Rankings.
She recently moved to San Diego to focus her training for the next two years on her road to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
Amy lost 98% of her vision to a rare autoimmune disease and now serves as a patient advocate and President of the Glaucoma Eyes international non-profit.
In 2017, Amy founded Camp ‘No Sight No Limits’, the first-ever camp dedicated to producing elite level blind triathletes in San Diego. She hopes to discover, inspire and coach the next generation of elite blind athletes as they embody her mantra, “You don’t need sight to have vision”.