Legally blind rower says she was barred from Oklahoma Regatta singles event

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By Josh DulaneyStaff writerjdulaney@oklahoman.comA legally blind rower says she was barred from competing Saturday in the women’s singles event at the Oklahoma Regatta Festival at the Boathouse District.Audrey Farnum told The Oklahoman she got the news Friday night from her coach, who informed her that officials from USRowing, which sanctions the three-day event, cited safety concerns in refusing to allow her to compete in the women’s singles race.“The only option they gave me was to go by myself (Sunday) afternoon, which would have caused me to scratch another one of my events,” Farnum said.Read more on NewsOK.com
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Legally blind rower says she was barred from Oklahoma Regatta singles event

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