Victoria Nolan

Victoria Nolan

Victoria Nolan is a Paralympian, special education teacher, motivational speaker, advocate for people with disabilities, and author. She was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa at the age of 18. Despite other people’s preconceptions about what she could and could not achieve as a blind person, Victoria took up rowing and climbed her way to a spot on the Canadian National Rowing Team. Beyond Vision is her first book.



Beyond Vision

Beyond Vision: The Story of a Blind Rower

At 18 years old, Victoria Nolan found out she was going blind. As her vision became more restricted, so did her independence. Her childhood dream had been to become a teacher, but she had to fight constantly against misconceptions about her capabilities as a visually impaired person.