The thrill of competition

Photo by Noel Kleinman

Several hundred young athletes who are blind or visually impaired competed in the Junior Blind Olympics last month at Junior Blind of America Los Angeles headquarters. The competitors (from left) Jennifer Han, Jennifer De Los Santos, Stephanie Luque, Ana Membreno and Jessica Hernandez had the chance to experience the thrill of competition and participate in fun, challenging and confidence-building activities such as archery, rowing and rock climbing.