Watch: The World’s Best Blind Mountain Biker

The World’s Best Blind Mountain Biker

Anyone who rides a mountain bike on downhill terrain knows how perilous it can be. Well, imagine riding downhill without being able to see. Brian Bushway is a pro at it. Known as the world’s best blind mountain biker, he lost his sight when he was 14. Wanting to discover alternative ways to explore the world, Bushway learned how to see with sound. Like bats, he relies on echolocation when he mountain bikes, using sound to locate objects.

If you would like to share this story with someone who is visually impaired, check out this version with audio descriptions: https://youtu.be/Rmdig8xfris


 

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