Media

Kyle Coon Media Appearances

Kyle and his guide Alan Greening were featured on Denver’s 9 News after their record setting performance at Ironman Arizona

https://www.9news.com/article/news/local/next/blind-colorado-athlete-sets-ironman-record/73-621951842

Kyle and his sister, Kelsey, chatted with Trail Runner Magazine after running the Audi Power of 4 25K trail race in Aspen, Colorado.

https://trailrunnermag.com/video/watch-trail-runner-and-triathlete-kyle-coon-doesnt-let-blindness-stop-him.html

Kyle was a member of Team Sea to See, the first four tandem team with all blind and visually impaired stokers, to complete the Race Across America. After completing the race in June 2018, the team was featured on the Today Show.

https://www.today.com/news/athletes-visual-impairments-blindness-bike-across-america-inspire-others-t132450

Kyle appeared in the Orlando Sentinel prior to completing his first Ironman Triathlon.

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/os-orlando-blind-triathlete-first-ironman-20160526-story.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i6PqZBMZZvI

Kyle featured as an “Everyday Hero,” by Central Florida’s News13.

http://www.mynews13.com/content/news/cfnews13/news/article.html/content/news/articles/cfn/2013/5/24/blind_climber_inspir.html

A story that ABC Nightline did on the Global Explorers Leading the Way Program. This was Kyle’s first international hiking trip and the inspiration behind his many of his following adventures.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r58Wjdlec6s

ABC World News featured Erik Weihenmayer as their “Person of the week.” The story covers the trip Erik organized with Global Explorers to Machu Picchu. This was Kyle’s first international hiking trip and the inspiration for his book.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Why9LoBak4I

Kyle was a surprise guest to Erik Weihenmayer when he appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show in 2003