Posts Tagged ‘Aerial Gilbert’

Strength and Spirit On the Waterfront

By John Blackstone © CBS — Training starts early at the Marin Rowing Club, where competitive crews arrive well before dawn. But to one rower the morning darkness makes no difference – Aerial Gilbert is blind…. READ ARTICLE

Blind athlete completes sprint triathlon

© Petaluma Argus-Courier, California — Petaluma’s Aerial Gilbert, already an amazing athletic story, last weekend added another chapter to her growing sports saga. Aerial Gilbert added a sprint triathlon to her athletic achievements. Gilbert, 55, a world champion masters rower, last weekend completed the difficult Santa Cruz Sprint Triathlon…. READ STORY

Blind athlete Gilbert ready to compete in the Santa Cruz Sprint Triathlon

By Cristina Shary © Santa Cruz Sentinel, California — Aerial Gilbert has a vision of what she wants to accomplish in Sunday’s Santa Cruz Sprint Triathlon, even if she can’t see the course. Gilbert, 55, of Petaluma, is the first blind athlete to enter the triathlon, and it will be her first as well…. READ STORY