Adjust Text Size Ctrl+ or Ctrl-

Becoming a Champion Despite Blindness
blindnessEdward Henry Greb, aka "The Pittsburgh Windmill," was the American light heavyweight boxing champion from 1922 to 1923 and world middleweight champion from 1923 to 1926. While he was a remarkable boxer (298 fights in 13-years), he achieved his championships despite being blind in his right eye. A boxing injury in 1921 resulted in a retinal detachment and blindness, a fact that he hid from the public.  “Greb was one of the greatest fighters of all time," said Tommy Loughran, one of Greb’s opponents.

Reaching for the stars is possible even without eyesight, we’d love for you to share your achievements in spite of vision loss.

Partially blindness couldn't stop Harry Greb taming the boxing world"
Posted in Blindness | View Post