DAVID BROWN: ON ATHLETE AND THE WORLD'S FASTEST BLIND MAN
Eric Engel | September 2, 2021
Running 100m in under 11 seconds takes years of training, perseverance and complete determination. Doing it without eyesight: impossible...right?
But David Brown always kept dreaming of the impossible. Today, he's the world's fastest blind man. How did he do it? Find out in Untethered: The David Brown Story.
David Brown & Jerome Avery AdaptOriginal story from On Running - Read fully story here
When David and Jerome sprint in perfect symmetry, it is the result of countless hours of training and constant adaptation. As the pair explain in the short film above, David is constantly taking cues from his guide Jerome, fine tuning the run from the gun to the finish line. We learn how adaptation has turned these two powerful individuals into an unstoppable team.
David Brown’s story is one of overcoming the odds. A three-time gold medalist, two-time record breaker and the first totally blind athlete to run 100m in under 11 seconds, his story transcends sport. To say he is an inspiration is putting it lightly.Continue reading now: https://www.on-running.com/en-us/athletes/david-brown-and-jerome-avery
TRAIN LIKE DAVID
David does the bulk of his training in the On Cloudstratus and On Cloudflow shoes.
For recovery, David's go-to shoe is the On Cloudflyer.