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Meet blind girl who has an eye for cross country

19, Oct 2013

A nine year old blind girl in the U.S state of California has become one of best cross country runners in her grade. Heaven Vallejos . Hasn't let blindness prevent her from running, competing and enjoying the outdoors like others her age.the fourth-grader, has only been running with an elementary team for a few weeks and says she wants to do a triathalon. Heaven surprised her family on the first day of school, when she told them she wanted to join the athletics team. She was born with premature retinopathy, and has been blind her entire life. But with the help of her coach, she has already shaved more than three minutes off her personal best time in just six weeks.