Originally written on Low Brow Sports  |  Last updated 9/25/14
We don’t know how she did it, but dammit she did… Arizona teenager Aria Ottmueller is blind, and although she can’t see, she can vault the f&^k out of a pole! She qualified this week for the Arizona State Track and Field Championships. Ottmueller actually can see just a tiny bit. She technically has 20/400 vision, which means she can see basic shapes. “When I’m pole vaulting, I can’t see the pit. I can’t really see anything,” Ottmueller told the Arizona Republic. “I’ve always not liked being on the ground as much as I like being in the air. I was talking to one of my coaches, and he’s like, ‘She’s not pole vaulting,’ and I’m like, ‘Yes, I am,’ ‘’
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