This Incredible Instagram Account Shows What Life Is Like as a Visually Impaired Paralympic Skier

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You may have imagined what it would be like to be an Olympic athlete, maybe you’re into skiing so you’ve imagined skiing down steep mountains with sharp curves at incredibly fast speeds. But have you ever thought about what it would be like to ski down those same slopes, at over 60 miles per hour, when you only have 3 percent of your vision?

Menna Fitzpatrick, an 18-year-old visually impaired Para alpine skier, experiences that every time she sets off down a mountain.



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