This show host gets a little too stuck in disability as tragity- eye roll... It can be a tough thing for me - educating people that I am not all that incredible nor tragic because I can't see. The cool thing about me is that I have passion for my sport and I will soon have a chance to prove I'm one of the best in the world at it.
My dream of being a Paralympic gold medalist is now within my reach and it is only because I have a fantastic team of players and supporters around me. The rest is tallent, luck and a lot of hard work.
Blindness is always a part of me, and at the same time, blindness is simply a characteristic. When I feel sad about being blind it is never because I want to be sighted. I feel sad some times because sighted people tend to see my life in extremes. I am neither tragic nor a hero. I'm just me.
In this radio show Paralympic cyclist Ron Williams joins Joe to talk about hitting the roads in Greater Hartford before heading to the Beijing Paralympic Games, Sept. 6-17."
WTIC News/Talk 1080 - Joe D'Ambrosio with Ron Williams: "