Rider Stories

Meet some of our Cycle for Sight riders and learn why they ride.

Shelagh Anson has two young children who were born with Usher Syndrome, a disease that affects hearing and sight. Read her family’s story here.

Debbie Dal Bello-Conn has two teen daughters living with Retinitis Pigmentosa and cycles so they can regain their sight. Read her family’s story here.

Laura Feltz lost her sight from glaucoma. Read about her experience riding on a tandem at Cycle for Sight.

Dave Sweeny is the founder of Cycle for Sight and lives with x-linked retinoschisis. Learn how he celebrated 11 years of Cycle for Sight here.

Lawrence Penny decided to bring Cycle for Sight to St. John’s Newfoundland after experiencing the event in Toronto. Learn why Lawrence rides in this story and also in this story.

Jenn Wicks was inspired by partially sighted cyclists and so took on riding the Newfoundland T’Railway to fundraise for Cycle for Sight. Learn more here.

Also, Fighting Blindness Canada Celebrates 35 Years of Friendship with the Lions Clubs of Canada.