Buccaneers Blind Track Star Breaks 100m Record


Rewind…”Meet Chris Adamson. A freshman member of the Mission Bay High School track team. His main events are the 100m and 200m distances. His personal best is 16.55 seconds for the 100m and 35.6 seconds for the 200m races. Adamson is blind and uses a guide runner every day at track practice and at his track meets. His guide runner, David Cervantes, is also his one-on-one classroom aide.

“I was born with impaired vision and then while I was in third grade at Sessions Elementary went totally blind,” Adamson said. “I have Alström Syndrome.”

Fast Forward…Chris Adamson breaks a national record in the 100m Dash. See the video here.

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