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Amy Dixon B3

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  • Represents: {country} USA
  • Year of birth: 1975

Full Stats

Given NameAmy
Family NameDixon B3
RepresentingUSA
Age42
Year of Birth1975
WTS Starts0
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Bio

Amy lost 98% of her sight due to a rare type of Uveitis (an inflammatory autoimmune eye disease), but overcame this obstacle and went onto have great success an elite Paratriathlete.  2016 USA Paratriathlon National Team Member, and currently ranked number five in the world in the sport of Paratriathlon as a visually impaired female.  In 2015, she founded Camp “No Sight No Limits” to train more blind athletes to become elite in the sport, ensuring the future of blind triathlon in the USA.  Amy was the 2016 ITU Aquathlon World Champion. She is currently racing and training to make the US Team for the Tokyo Paralympics in 2020

Amy speaks to groups about empowering yourself to overcome obstacles, such as illness, injury and professional challenges by educating yourself and becoming an expert in what challenges you. Her message, “One does not need sight to have vision,” which powerfully reflects her determination to succeed in all aspects of her professional and personal and athletic life.

Recent Highlights

- Winner of the 2017 Sarasota ITU Paratriathlon World Cup;
- 5th place at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam;
- 3rd place at the 2017 Edmonton ITU World Paratriathlon Series;
- Winner of the 2017 Magog ITU Paratriathlon World Cup; and
- 4th place at the 2017 Yokohama ITU World Paratriathlon Series.  

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