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Being blind does not hold back Walt Raineri, Kris Scheppe and Scott Ford.

As the internationally competing Blind Match Racing Team USA 1 they took home the bronze trophy at the 2016 Blind Match Racing World Championship, overseen by Blind Sailing International, in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.

This video has more about how the sport works:

Blind Sailing International organizes races around the world to support, expand and further opportunities for visually impaired people who compete in the sport of sailing.