Out of Sight Dragons Podcast

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The Out of Sight Dragons is a dragon boat team whose paddlers are blind or visually impaired. These are their stories.

First Practice 2019

Spring has arrived. The cherry blossoms are in full bloom. And the Out of Sight Dragons are back paddling on the water for their first practice of the...
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Episode Eight - Maybelle Kagy

Eighty-year-old Maybelle Kagy, the sighted co-founder of the Out of Sight Dragons, speaks about her efforts to create the team; her background as a te...
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Episode Seven - Sarah Presley

Sarah Presley speaks about growing up in Georgia; her work as a statistician at the U.S. Census Bureau; her time in the Peace Corps in the mid-90s; he...
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Episode Six - Dorlyn Catron

Dorlyn Catron speaks about her desire to become an advocate for type 1 diabetics after losing her vision four years ago because of the disease. Dorlyn...
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Episode Five - Ginny Finch

Seventy-three-year-old Ginny Finch speaks about her experiences on the team, how she uses the subway system in Washington, D.C. to move around the cit...
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Episode Four - Andrew Tompkins

Andrew Tompkins speaks about his musical interests, describes his athletic experiences, and talks about his volunteer work helping blind and visually ...
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Episode Three - Mark Reumann

Mark Reumann discusses dragon boat racing, growing up visually impaired in Ohio, his move to D.C. in the late 1990s, and his career in the IT field. P...
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Episode Two - Oral Miller

Eighty-four-year-old Oral Miller discusses his sporting life and long career as a lawyer. Please also give a listen to the Punishers Wheelchair Basket...
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Episode One - Carlos Thompson

Carlos Thompson discusses what it's like being a member of a dragon boat team comprised of blind and visually impaired paddlers. Please also give a li...
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