In episode 61we chat with blind triathlete Gillian Walker from New Zealand.
Gillian has completed 17 full Ironman triathlons including being the first blind person to compete in New Zealand as well as the home of Ironman – Hawaii.
A 3.8km swim, a 180km cycle followed by a 42km marathon run makes for a big day out. So how does a blind person compete in this endurance multi-sport when no blind people have done it before? Well, with some good old guts and determination I’d say.
This is a great conversation and I am sure that you will find it both informative and entertaining. I also include some motivational quotations that are based around the concept of “Pioneering”.
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