Many people wonder how a visually impaired girl from Brooklyn, NY, who at birth, was not even supposed to live through the night, becomes one of the best visually impaired ski racers in the world and an undergraduate at Harvard University. Welcome to, where you can keep up to date with Caitlin’s amazing story.


Caitlin Sarubbi - The Crimson - Harvard

Visually Impaired Skier Caitlin Sarubbi Prepares For 2014 Paralympics

The Crimson - Harvasrd.
Sarubbi is a social and cognitive neuroscience concentrator who attributes her interest in being a doctor to the advances in medicine that saved her life as a child. She currently ranks in the top 10 among visually impaired skiers worldwide in all five alpine events.


Skiing gives family lift in wake of 9/11

She was only 11 when the national tragedy occurred, but Sarubbi can say with certainty that the events during and after Sept. 11 forever changed her life.


National Disability Network

Interview with Caitlin.


Harvard College Student Takes to the Skis at Paralympics

Sarubbi To Train for 2014 Paralympic Games in Russia.


About Caitlin

Caitlin SarubbiCaitlin Sarubbi is a Harvard undergraduate studying Social and Cognitive Neuroscience and a United States Paralympian who competed in all five alpine ski racing events in the 2010 Paralympic Games in Vancouver finishing with two 6th and an 8th place.  These goals would have been more than aspirational for anyone, especially for someone who, 22 years ago when Caitlin was born, had the goal just to survive. 

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