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Gain vision from Lex Gillette

Part of the Olympian and Paralympian collection
Worldwide Paralympic Partner

Paralympian experience hosted by Elexis

60 mins, Hosted in English

What you'll do

Learn to gain a greater vision of success with me. We will do a couple very simple writing exercises, all without using your sight. You’re probably wondering, so we’re going to discuss how I train and compete as a totally blind athlete. Here’s a little secret: anything significant involves others, and it’s teamwork that has helped me compete successfully and win gold medals.

I am training for the 2021 Tokyo Paralympics, and you will join me on a brief virtual tour around my training facility.

We’ll have a brief chat about the power of perspective and how we can use this to guide our actions daily, because there's no need for sight when you have a vision.
Learn to gain a greater vision of success with me. We will do a couple very simple writing exercises, all without using your sight. You’re probably wondering, so we’re going to discuss how I train and compete as a totally blind athlete. Here’s a little secret: anything significant involves others, and it’s teamwork that has helped me compete successfully and win gold medals.

I am training for the 2021 Tokyo Paralympics, and you will j…

How to participate

  • Join a video call
    Use Zoom to participate on your desktop or mobile device. After you book you’ll receive an email with a link and details on how to join.
  • Book a private group
    Elexis can host private groups of any size, up to 500 guests. Private group rates start at $5,000.

What to bring

  • Pen and paper
  • Blindfold (optional)
  • Your imagination

Meet your Host, Elexis

Paralympian · Representing USA · Host on Airbnb since 2016
  • 75 Reviews
  • Identity verified
I am a totally blind Paralympic medalist and world champion in the long jump. I am a four-time Paralympian, four-time world champion, and current world record holder in the long jump with a leap of 22 feet and 1 inch. My goal is to represent Team USA in my fifth Paralympic Games at the Tokyo 2021 Paralympics. I aim to bring back gold for the United States.

I'm also an Athlete Mentor for Classroom Champions. I volunteer my time to teach social and emotional learning skills within Classroom Champions’ Curriculum, underscoring the value of dreams, grit, and perseverance through the power of mentorship.
I am a totally blind Paralympic medalist and world champion in the long jump. I am a four-time Paralympian, four-time world champion, and current world record holder in the long jump with a leap of 22 feet and 1 inch. My goal is to represent Team USA in my fifth Paralympic Games at the Tokyo 2021 Paralympics. I aim to bring back gold for the United States.

I'm also an Athlete Mentor for Classroom Champions. I volunteer my time to teach social and emotional learning skills within Class…
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Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 75 reviews.

Adekunle
September 2021
I'm very grateful that I had the opportunity to hear Lex speak about not only his experiences in the Paralympics, but his upbringing as well! he really was down to earth and helped us understand that you can accomplish so much regardless of who you are.
Chris
September 2021
Listening to Lex bring his story forward was special. I left this session inspired and ready to be a guide for others on their life journey, mindful of my words and actions towards others. We have an opportunity to build others up or tear them down. We can have a positive, lasting impact on others and help them to go beyond what the world tells us we're capable of!
Renee
August 2021
It was a fantastic experience with Lex. I really appreciated the experience which was very meaningful. Highly recommended! I'll be cheering for you in Tokyo!
Lara
June 2021
This is a great experience for ANYONE. Lex is such a down to earth speaker and the time with him was really enriching and fun. I highly suggest this experience to anyone for learning, connection and a good time. Thanks so much Lex, it was great!
Pavla
December 2020
Lex is an inspirational host and so humble. His story is so impressive and insightful, this is truly a unique opportunity! Thank you and wishing you all the very best
Christopher
December 2020
Lex is an inspiration and his humble attitude and endearing personality made this an incredible experience. His approach and presentation was great and was a wonderful experience for a corporate team building opportunity.

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

You’ll need an internet connection and the ability to stream audio and video to participate. A link and details on how to join will be included in your booking confirmation email.