Video: The World’s Best Blind Mountain Biker

Brian Bushman lost his sight at age 14. He didn’t lose his love for cycling. So, he adapted and learned to echolocate, like a bat, so he could continue to ride his mountain bike. Wild.

Anyone who rides a mountain bike on downhill terrain knows how perilous it can be. Well, imagine riding downhill without being able to see. Brian Bushway is a pro at it. Known as the world’s best blind mountain biker, he lost his sight when he was 14. Wanting to discover alternative ways to explore the world, Bushway learned how to see with sound. Like bats, he relies on echolocation when he mountain bikes, using sound to locate objects.

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