The Big Travel Podcast
The Big Travel Podcast
16. Millie Knight; Blind Paralympic Skier on Russia, South Korea, Travel Photography and Crashing at High Speed

Millie can tell exactly what type of snow she’s on by the swish of her sighted-guide’s skis. Since losing her sight aged 6 she relies on what she can hear, feel and sense – whether finding her way to class at school or whizzing downhill at over 115kph seeing only the blurred bright orange flash of her guide in front. Still only 19 she’s competed in two winter Paralympics, winning two silver medals in South Korea, and sees the world through her travel photography. She’s an absolute inspiration. 

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