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Blind Athlete Achieves Dream: Hiking Grand Canyon

Blind Paralympic cyclist Shawn Cheshire, 43, recently faced her biggest challenge — a rim-to-rim hike through the Grand Canyon. Cheshire crossed 68 kilometers of steep and uneven terrain, hiking through the night and finishing in 24 hours and 15 minutes — believed to be a record by a blind hiker. “The last couple of years, I've been on this desperate purpose of grasping as much independence as possible," Cheshire said. "And so for me, being able to walk in the Grand...

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