I love shooting sports, capturing the excitement and emotion, the action and reaction. It’s fast and fun. And sometimes you get to have peanuts and popcorn.
Most of my photo assignments at the Kentucky Department of Education involve what’s happening in the classroom, not on the field. So I was excited to visit the Kentucky School for the Blind in Louisville for the 36th annual Bill Roby Track and Field Games. The event is held for blind and visually impaired students ages 3 to 14. Kentucky students compete with students from Indiana, Ohio and Tennessee. They compete in a variety of races, long jump and shot put events.
I covered this event my first year working at the department in 2007. And while I’ve been to KSB many times since, I was glad to be able to return to this event.
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