Jeffrey enjoys public speaking. With the Holman Prize, he would learn the sport of free-diving and then foster other blind people through the training to become free-divers.
Josh is a motocross racer. With the Holman Prize, he and his friend Pat, who is also blind, would travel the country to motivate blind people to try different sports like snowboarding, jet skiing, sailing and more.
Jesse is an experienced winter mountaineer. With the Holman Prize, he would lead an expedition on Baffin Island in the Canadian Arctic. If successful in ascending a peak that hasn’t been climbed, he would propose the peak be named “Blind Ambition”.
Nicolas is an athlete who hopes to qualify for the Paralympic Games in Tokyo in 2020. With the Holman Prize, he would train and complete in the Coolangatta Gold race in Australia which involves kayaking, swimming, running and paddling a surfboard.
Pamela, an extreme sports enthusiast, enjoys many sports but her favorites are mountain biking and snowboarding. She would use the Holman Prize to train to heli-snowboard off the mountains of Whistler, British Columbia, Canada.