Worlds wins for Cosnefroy, Pirrone; Benfatto best in China: Daily News Digest

by Shane Stokes

September 23, 2017

Cosnefroy wins under 23 world road race championship; Pirrone adds junior road race title to time trial gold; Benfatto wins again at Tour of China II; Degenkolb hospitalized as health issues continue; Hammer series expands in 2018 with Hammer Stavanger; ‘Screw the naysayers’: Chloe Hosking ready to make an impact at Worlds; Deignan: I wanted to be on the startline to end the season on my own terms; Ride with Marianne Vos at the Holden Giro della Donna; Video: Riding a bike blind – Daniel Kish’s echolocation in action

Video: Riding a bike blind – Daniel Kish’s echolocation in action

by CyclingTips

“They call me the real life batman. My claim to fame is that I click,” explains Daniel Kish, who lost both eyes to a form of cancer. His organization, World Access for the Blind, trains the visually impaired to achieve greater freedom through echolocation, a technique that simulates a bat’s night vision of perceiving the environment through sound. In this video shot during PopTech 2011, he hops on a bicycle to show us echolocation in action.

And here’s more where he explains the specifics of how his echolocation works, and shows it in action.

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