People who are blind or low vision compete and participate in every possible sport. Sometimes the rules are modified; sometimes adaptive techniques are used; and other times adaptive equipment may be required. Learn more about your options.

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Bowling when blind or low vision is not only possible but is also highly competitive. Ask anyone in the American Blind Bowlers Association about tournaments, training, and rules! Blind and […]

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A group of runners in a race


If you’re a runner or would like to be, and you’re blind or low vision, you’ll probably want to run with a guide. This is done in two common ways, […]

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Walking and Hiking

First, consider meeting with an Orientation and Mobility Specialist. This vision rehabilitation professional is trained to teach safe walking techniques in your community. These may require using a long white […]

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Tandem Bicycling

According to many enthusiastic participants, tandem cycling can be highly social, immense fun, good exercise—and very fast! In addition to providing a great workout, the teamwork required by tandem cycling […]

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Sailing and Boating

A wide variety of water sports involve boats. Some sailing and boating techniques may be easier than others for a person who is blind or has low vision, but all […]

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Skiing for People Who Are Blind or Low Vision

Many people who are blind or have low vision continue to enjoy the sport of skiing: There are two primary ways to orient and guide skiers who are blind or […]

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Swimming can be an excellent sport for individuals who are blind or low vision. It has been practiced for many years by individuals of all ages for competition, fitness, and […]

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