Sherri Thompson - US Navy Veteran - Visually Impaired Athlete - Community Activist
Sherri is a visually impaired mother and Veteran of the US Navy. Her husband, Mark, is also visually impaired and is an active athlete as well. Sherri is a HUGE advocate for the visually impaired community regarding transportation and safety within Charlotte. She is a gifted cyclist, she does yoga, she exercises daily, and she would like to get visually impaired disc golf up and running in the Queen City. Sherri is the most “can-do” gal in Charlotte, and we are honored to know her.
How did you get involved with Para Guide?
We met Paul & Shannon at Triple C recruiting guides at the Running Club.
Share a memorable experience or event with Team Para Guide:
My first race after the doctor told me I could no longer run, but I could racewalk. My guides Jill & Jackie were great supporters and cheered me on as I transition from a runner to a RaceWalker.
What are your goals for 2019-2020?
To work on mastering the RaceWalker techniques