#30 Paralympian Lex Gillette, Finding Vision - Happiness in Progress
Today you’ll meet Lex Gillette. Lex is a four-time silver medalist in the Paralympics for the long jump. What makes his feat especially incredible, is that he’s blind. He is the current world record holder in the long jump and the only totally blind athlete to ever eclipse the 22-foot barrier in the long jump.
He was just 8 years old when he lost his sight.
He's a motivational speaker. His story has been featured on Sports Illustrated, USA Today, The New York Times and many more.