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Divyanshu Ganatra: The Blind Adventurer

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He was nineteen years old when he lost his eyesight to glaucoma. He spent his life being told who he could be and what he couldn’t do—but never accepted the advice. In 2014, Divyanshu became the first blind Indian to paraglide solo. Seeing sports as a chance to help others, he founded Adventures Beyond Barriers Foundation (ABBF) in 2014, committed to supporting accessible adventure sports. He became the first blind pilot. He earned a masters degree in cognitive neuroscience. Through everything, he became one of the world’s most sought-after speakers.

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ECO PAVILLION

He was nineteen years old when he lost his eyesight to glaucoma. He spent his life being told who he could be and what he couldn’t do—but never accepted the advice. In 2014, Divyanshu became the first blind Indian to paraglide solo. Seeing sports as a chance to help others, he founded Adventures Beyond Barriers Foundation (ABBF) in 2014, committed to supporting accessible adventure sports. He became the first blind pilot. He earned a masters degree in cognitive neuroscience. Through everything, he became one of the world’s most sought-after speakers.