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Blind Paddler Paddles New River Rapids

Lonnie Bedwell has kayaked the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. He’s kayaked Africa’s Zambezi River. He’s climbed 19,341-foot Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak. He sails. He water skis. He snow skis. He hunts turkeys and deer. He recently scouted the New River as a potential training area for other blind kayakers.

He is an Inspiration.

Read more of his story HERE

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