Media Collection

Videos by or featuring Juan Ruiz

BBC Television Series Super Human Challenge – including Navigating through an obstacle room, walking around the Santa Monica Pier in California and Mountain biking. All done blind of course!
Pick yourself up and try again – Carrying a roof cover on top of a roof. Now imagine doing this blind!
Bike Ride Vienna to Tulln – Blind Biker Juan Ruiz – First long distance bike ride was a success! I used a shortend zip tie to create a sound source on a bike that was riding in front of me.
Sensory Tactile Wall – This sensory wall is a great example of how one can help blind or visually impaired children to use the sense of touch and/or residual vision.

Guiness World Record – The fastest time to slalom through 10 obstacles randomly placed on a 20 m (66 ft) course without using the sense of sight is 25.43 sec and was achieved by blind from birth Juan Ruiz (Mexico) using echolocation on the set of ‘Guinness World Records – Rekorlar Dunyasi’, in Istanbul, Turkey, on 23 July 2013.

My Contribution to the White Cane Awareness Day 2020
“El hormiguero 3.0” Appearing on Spanish television Antena 3
Mit den Ohren sehen! – Talk by Juan Ruiz @ Biotopia Naturkundemuseum Bayern, Germany. October 2022
Sehen mit der “Klik-Sonar-Methode” – the Austrian Government funded a program in Tyrolia to teach Clicksonar aka Echolocation to Blind People.
This is how little blind Maks does his training – A piece with the German television Bayrischer Rundfunk BR24 about a blind student of Juan Ruiz by the name of Maks

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Link to a Video from Japanese Television, 2009:

Media Articles on Juan Ruiz and Clicksonar

Nice article about Clicksonar from the School of the Blind in Zollikofen, Switzerland

“Anderes Sehen” organisation from Berlin, Germany about Juan Ruiz

Austrian association of the Blind “Blindenverband” about Juan Ruiz

the Good Tribe and Visioneers Austria debunking myths about blind people, 2019.

Swiss magazine Tactuel about Juan Ruiz and Clicksonar, 2020.

German Newspaper FAZ about Juan Ruiz and his trainings, 2016.

Austrian Newspaper Kurier about Juan Ruiz and Clicksonar, 2015.

German Newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung about Juan and Echolocation

Berlin’s School for the Blind Zeuneschule about the visit of and trainings with Juan Ruiz, 2021.

German catholic Pressrelease by katholische Sonntagszeitung about Juan Ruiz and the Clicksonar Technique, 2019.

Little Love can see by sound, nation Media \ Lifestyle
By JOY WANJA MURAYA – May 19, 2012

Flash Sonar (Clicksonar) technique in Chile that provides autonomy to people with visual disabilities – Social Ministry of Chile. November 16, 2012

Article by Telemundo52, a US Tv Outlet in Spanish Language. August 9, 2014

Article by la montagne in France about Juan Ruiz and Clicksonar. June 2023.