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Rekindling a Passion for the Slopes
Adaptive Sports Program Reaches Capacity
Lisa Bentz Paddleboard interview with CBC
As we let our light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence actually liberates others."
- Marianne Williamson

Mountain Bike Trail Riding – Visually Impaired Style

Today was my second time on a mountain bike in twenty years. I headed off with my most competent bike guide Jim Alix, heading towards McGillivray Lake at Sun Peaks, B.C. The trail is about 5 kilometres up to the lake and five return, with multiple terrain changes, twists and turns. I had the headsets charged up, which allows us to communicate back and forth via Bluetooth duplex communication. During the ride Jim is telling me about stream bridges, terrain changes, pot holes, ruts, cattle guards, fallen branches. Luckily the light conditions were consistent and I did not have to worry about shadows or sudden light and dark adjustments. We both rode single mountain bikes. We headed out the Vista … Read Full Blog Post . . . about Mountain Bike Trail Riding – Visually Impaired Style

Disabled Games’ Golden Girl

17-year-old Lisa Bentz won three gold medals for swimming at the Canadian Games for the Handicapped sightless. How did I get to the podium?