Episode 30: Trail Racing BlindAuthored on July 23, 2021
Episode 30 of Outdoors with Lawrence Gunther explores what it takes to be a blind ultra-trail race competitor in the 125 km 24-hour Canada Death Race. Ms Lilly describes ten of the world’s toughest trail races, and blind trail racer Richard Marsolais explains what it takes to compete. As always, we include low- and high-tech tips on trail racing, and insights on how trail running differs from marathons.
Episode 29: To Bee or Not to Bee a Blind BeekeeperAuthored on July 9, 2021
Today on Outdoors with Lawrence Gunther we explore whether to bee or not to bee a blind beekeeper. Ms Lilly introduces us to research that ranks the pain level of over 98 different insect stings. Dave Brown and Lawrence discuss Murder Wasps. Tom Ponech gives tips on being a blind beekeeper, and lawrence reflects on how to avoid being stung in the first place.
Episode 28: Dragon Boat Competitions and the BlindAuthored on June 26, 2021
Dragon boats may be over 2,500 years old, but blind and vision impaired athletes love them. ON this episode of AMI Audio’s podcast, “Outdoors with Lawrence Gunther”, it’s all about what it takes to become a competitive dragon boat paddler. Ms Lilly explores their origins, and we speak with Albert McDonald, a dragon boat coach for the Dartmouth Dragon Boat vision impaired team. Lawrence, a competitive dragon boat paddler himself, shares his tips and insights on what it takes to be a competitive paddler and winning team.