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.

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Caitlin Sarubbi - The Crimson - Harvard

Visually Impaired Skier Caitlin Sarubbi Prepares For 2014 Paralympics
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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.

Caitlin Sarubbi, a legally blind paralympic skier, discusses her path to the sport and her experiences at Harvard.

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.

United States Ski and Snowboard Association
Special Guest: Paralympic Skier Caitlin Sarubbi.
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Sisters set out on 118-mile relay tandem bike ride through city for vision impaired

Caitlin Sarubbi may be legally blind, but she's a natural-born leader.

Sarubbi, a Harvard medical student and paralympic skier who suffers from a rare genetic disorder, will set out today on the first leg of a 118-mile relay tandem bike ride around the five boroughs. Read more...

Procter & Gamble (P&G) (NYSE-Listed PG) visits the NYSE to kick off the next phase of their Proud Sponsor of Moms program – Thank You Mom Reunions and new Mother’s Day corporate advertising.

In honor of the occasion, P&G Global Marketing and Brand Building Officer Marc Pritchard rings The Closing BellSM, joined by his mother Carolyn, and recent Olympians Seth Wescott, J.R. Celski, Julie Chu and Caitie Sarubbi and their mothers.

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Highlights of Thank You Mom Celebration at P&G Headquarters 

This is a highlight video of the Thanks Mom celebration that took place at P&G on May 6th.

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USOC Names the 2010 U.S. Paralympic Winter Games Team; 50 Athletes to Compete in Vancouver 

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Today the U.S. Olympic Committee announced the 50 athletes of the U.S. Team that will compete at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver, B.C., March 12-21, 2010.

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Caitlin Sarrubi - Olympic Article

New York Daily News

Brooklyn's Caitlin Sarubbi overcomes rare vision disorder to compete on U.S. Disabled Ski Team

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Caitlin Sarrubi - Olympic Article

SkiRacing Magazine

1010 Paralympic Review: Adaptive: The baby of the U.S. Adaptive team, visually impaired Caitlin Sarubbi is a student at Harvard University but is deturmined to represent her country in the Vancouver Paralympic Games.

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Caitlin Sarrubi - Olympic Article

Canadian Tourism Commission

US Paralympic hopeful Caitlin Sarubbi and family Connect with Canadians in pre-games trip to Newfoundland and Labrador. Caitlin Sarubbi is a 19-year-old from New York City who's a rising star in the world of adaptive skiing. Sarubbi has one of the rarest medical conditions on earth, but that doesn't stop her from hurtling downhill at speeds of 100 kilometers an hour, using a sighted skier as a guide.

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Caitlin Sarrubi - Olympic Article

SkiTam Magazine

USAST rising star Caitie Sarubbi has overcome the longest of odds and is now reping the benefits of the teams newfound focus on development.

SkiTAM Magazine Article

Caitie Sarubbi Featured on Fox 5 Good Day Street Talk

Greg also talks to a Caitlin Sarubbi, a young skiier who is legally blind and born with no eyelids. Caitlin is also a pre-med major at Harvard University. She's the daughter of a New York City firefighter whose fighting spirit can't help but inspire people.


Caitie Sarubbi rings the bell at the New York Stock Exchange

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US Paralympics: Five Minutes with....Alpine Skier Caitie Sarubbi

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US Paralympic Team Profile

Courier Life: January 31, 2008: Teen Shows Courage on the Slopes

Courier Life: January 25, 2008: Fearless Queen of the Slopes

Daily News: January 11, 2008: Ski-mendous Family Aids Vets

Brooklyn Family: August 2008: Bound for Harvard and the Olympics

Courier Life: August 14, 2008: Gerritsen Girl an Ivy League Success

EDD: Summer 2008: Caitlin Sarubbi Named to the US Disabled Ski Team

Girls Life: February/March 2008: Cool Girl - Out of the Ordinary

Bay News: October 10, 2005: Beauty Shines from Within for Local Teen