One year after losing his site in an explosion in Afghanistan, Brad Snyder competed in the 2012 London Olympics. Now the former Naval lieutenant is back and competing in Rio. How has he adjusted to life?
Brad Snyder won a gold medal at the 2012 London Paralympics exactly one year after an IED in Afghanistan took his sight. Now that he's more adapted to his life as a blind athlete, he looks ahead to the 2016 Rio Games.
Via CSN Chicago
July 18, 2016
While on tour in Afghanistan dismantling bombs for the Navy five years ago, Brad Snyder sustained multiple facial wounds and lost his eyesight in a mine explosion. The former lieutenant was transferred to a Veterans Affairs hospital in his hometown of Tampa, Fla., so he could be near his mom and three younger siblings. But...
Via New York Post
May 23, 2016
Bats: Right Throws: Right Height: 6’4” 230 lbs. DOB: 6/17/90(Inland Empire): .280/.337/.506 with 25 HR and 92 RBI The 6-foot-4, 230-pounder out of Florida Southern and younger brother of former first round pick of the Orioles Brad Snyder was selected in the 23rd round of the 2012 amateur draft. Snyder Was named first team All-Sunshine State Conference in 2011 and 2012 and also...
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