Cristian was diagnosed with congenital glaucoma at age 12. Slowly losing his sight, and battling depression he searched for purpose on the track, and he’s been running ever since.
A Paralympic champion for Chile in the men’s 5,000m, Cristian’s story proves losing your sight is no barrier to following your dreams.
Directed by Douglas Bernardt & Filipe Zapelini
Photography: Lucas D. Oliviera
Production: Marina Hecker, Amadeu Caringi, Juan Ossa
Editing: Gabrial Honzik
Sound: Thiago Damant
Color: Mauricio de Oliveira
Translation: Escarlata Sánchez, Adrian Lancashire, Joanna Gill, Lena Roche, Diego Giuliani, Nuno Prudêncio, Jérôme Plan