Jason Romero was diagnosed in middle school with Retinitis Pigmentosa, an incurable degenerative retinal disease. Despite the diagnosis, he was an active athelete participating in track, football and wrestling.
He became the first blind to person to win an ultra-marathon outright, and he is the first and only blind person to have run across America. He established and holds World Records for the US Transcontinental Run, 1000 mile, 10 day, 6 day, 72 hour, 48 hour, 24 hour, 100 mile, 50 mile and 50k run for blind & visually impaired athletes. Jason completed a solo double crossing of the Grand Canyon in a single day, and hopes to continue pushing himself to hew heights and adventures. Jason's motto is, "WHO NEEDS SIGHT, WHEN YOU HAVE 'VISION'!"
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