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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

Blind CrossFit at Black Beaver Gym Sun Peaks

When I told my son and daughter I was going to start Blind CrossFit they both exclaimed: “Oh mom, I don’t know if that is the best thing for you. It’s tough and fast.” I must admit, I wondered myself. I’d researched via the internet and learned about the WODs, AMRPs and EMOMs (Workouts of the Day, As Many Reps as Possible and Every Minute on the Minute.) Turns out my balance, strength and confidence has benefited incredibly by my regular training. So how is this adapted for me as a visually impaired/blind person? I really had to think about this one. Right away the owner/trainer had no concerns about me in a class. Their encouragement and positive attitude gave me the confidence to try. First, I got a walk-about of the room. I took the trainer’s arm and literally walked the perimeter … Read Full Blog Post . . . about Blind CrossFit at Black Beaver Gym Sun Peaks

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?