Thursday, July 26, 2012

Corrective Surgery Helps Olympian Canoe Slalom Competitor

"It might sound obvious to suggest eyes are quite handy when it comes to competing at the Olympics and Luuka Jones is finally appreciating just how true that is," according to the New Zealand Herald. "The canoe slalom competitor had corrective surgery on her eyes in April which means she doesn't have to wear contact lenses and, crucially, doesn't have to close her eyes when competing. Previously, she would shut them in the hope of keeping the splashes out and the contacts in or wipe with them with a shoulder as she paddled to find her focus." Read more.

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