ALL BLINDS-Story of baseball team for blind people

PhotographerMatteo Armellini
PrizeHonorable Mention
Entry Description

For the first time in ten years, the ALL BLINDS reach the finals in the Italian championship. The ALL BLINDS are from Rome,Italy, and it is a baseball team for blind people, putting together so many different personalities, breaking barriers and differences between different background people, letting all people be equal, giving back them a kind of independence, fighting for a common goal: to become Italian Champions. The first thing literally left me with no words was when players said to me "the most precious thing we learn is to believe again we can run fast with no fear, reach the base and run again home". Running, a common thing we forget to estimate,is an archaic and primordial kind of freedom, and bring us to a forgotten childhood, freedom and independence. We will play the final match during this summer2017 and we hope baseball will become soon a paralympic sport.

About Photographer

I am an italian photographer, I was born in Rome where I currently live and work.