Amy Dixon USA

Blind Athlete, Speaker and Patient Advocate

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Hire Amy to Speak

Amy is an accomplished speaker for a variety of companies and non-profit organizations.  She has extensive experience doing PR and as a spokesperson on live television, radio and writing blogs for the companies she works with in medical technology, pharmaceuticals and as a motivational speaker.

Patient Advocate

Amy is the Vice President of Glaucoma Eyes International Organization.  She serves as a coach and mentor to many visually impaired athletes, eye disease and autoimmune disease patients, helping them live lives beyond their disability and disease through her vast resources and expertise.

Para-triathlete

Amy is the current ITU Aquathlon World Champion, USA Cycling National Champion, and 6-time ITU Triathlon Gold Medalist.  She is a 2018 USA Paratriathlon National Team Member and is a current 2020 Paralympic Hopeful. Amy is also founder of Camp No Sight No Limits, the first ever camp for blind triathletes in the USA.

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Welcome to My Journey!

Find out the latest news on my adventures with my guide dog, Woodstock, as we travel the world competing in triathlons and spreading awareness about Uveitis, Glaucoma, and disease prevention and treatment. Find out more information about my amazing sponsors, and the inspiring people I train and race with, as I work my way towards the Paralympics.  Also find out how you can book me and my wonderful guide dog at your next event to inspire you to live a fuller life.  Learn how we as humans can adapt to meet any challenges we face, physically, professionally and personally.

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Amy Dixon

 Recent Posts & News

Learn about my adventures and follow me along the way!

Blog
November 18, 2018

Weekend Getaway to Portugal results in a Win!

                              Gold in Madeira! Weekend Getaway for Team USA A week ago I was sitting in a season-end recap meeting with Team USA program manager Amanda Duke at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.  Now I’m sitting on a flight home from the island of Madeira in Portugal with some pretty sweet hardware to show for this last-minute trip. Amanda, guide Kirsten and I sat down to study the tentative schedule for next season; Sarasota, Yokohama, Italy, Canada, Tokyo, Switzerland, then back to Sarasota seemed…
In The PressNews
September 28, 2018

Triathlete Magazine- ‘A Sight for Fast Legs’- Inside the World of Athlete Guiding

  Amy and Guide Kirsten Sass at their first race together in Yokohama Japan. Photo: Tommy Zaferes/ ITU Media https://www.triathlete.com/2018/09/lifestyle/a-sight-for-fast-legs-inside-the-world-of-athlete-guiding_334425
Blog
July 17, 2018

Full Squirrel in Italy

Amy and Kirsten smile the day before their race at the bike course preview “Full Squirrel” “Squirrel!” Debbie laughs into the phone as I go on yet another excited and nearly impossible-to-follow tangent. “Yes, ‘squirrel’ is right!” I reply.  I have a nickname.  Very appropriately given to me by my very funny British sports psychologist Simon Marshall, author of “How to calm the Fuck down and Rise to the Occasion- The Brave Athlete”.  Since I was a kid, I could carry on three or even four conversations in a given 5 minute span.  Conversations would typically meander from topics of…