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 and ranked 4th in the world for Visually impaired female triathletes.  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.

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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You don’t need to have sight to have vision.

Amy Dixon

 Recent Posts & News

Learn about my adventures and follow me along the way!

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…
Blog
June 21, 2018

National Champions!

  Amy and Kirsten on top of the Podium at the USA Paracycling National Championship Time Trial, receiving the coveted Stars And Stripes jersey Tennessee and Me   I’m ten days into an incredible trip to train and race with guide Kirsten Sass here in beautiful, rural McKenzie Tennessee. I’m surrounded by miles and miles of cotton and corn fields and rolling hills with long country roads dotted with family farms.  It’s a little slice of heaven for a runner or cyclist.  Pair that with her saltwater 25-yard indoor 2-lane lap pool, weight room, and a husband who has been…
Blog
May 12, 2018

The Reason I am ‘able’ as a Blind woman- Mom.

Life’s little Instruction booklet:  #347   Growing up my mom had this tiny little coffee table book called “Life’s little instruction book”.  It has about 500 different ‘rules to live by’ and my personal favorite since I was a kid, and my lifelong lucky number was 347.  #347 means a lot to me this week as I got a card from my dear friend and triathlon guide Kirsten.  Kirsten is an incredible woman with an even more incredible family.  She’s one of 6 kids and her father is the person who has been the center of her universe since she…