March 26, 2021
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Notable deaf athletes you should know about

Can you play sports if you’re deaf? Believe it or not, this is a common question asked of people who are deaf or hard of hearing. There are many notable […]
February 22, 2021
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Kevin Hall, Deaf golfer featured in CBS Sports promo

Kevin Hall, a deaf golfer, is making headlines after CBS Sports featured him in a video. We interviewed the golfer who relentlessly pursues the dream of winning on the PGA […]
August 18, 2020
Tony Hawk renames skateboard trick

Tony Hawk renames skateboarding move to honor “quiet, mute guy” who created it

We’ve come a long way in the way society refers to deaf and hard of hearing people, but some uncomfortable legacies still remain. To address one of these past faux […]
July 1, 2020
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Community Spotlight: Meet Harrison Frost, deaf soccer player

Harrison Frost is only 12 years old but is already making a name for himself globally, as a deaf soccer player in England.
February 7, 2020
USA Women's National Deaf Soccer Team

USA Women’s National Deaf Soccer Team players share the power of community

I’m on the USA Women’s National Deaf Soccer Team, which recently had a training camp in Salt Lake City. Camp was filled with team bonding, communication work, good food, dorm-style […]
January 24, 2020
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Hunting with hearing loss

The leaves have fallen and it's cold. For many in rural America, this time of year also means it's hunting season. What if you're hunting with hearing loss? 
November 13, 2019
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Tips for skydiving with hearing loss

When I first went skydiving I didn't know what to expect. Here are tip and what you need to know before skydiving with hearing loss!
August 23, 2019
Lee Duck-hee

Duck-hee Lee first deaf tennis player to win ATP Tour main draw match

This past Monday night saw Duck-hee Lee become the first deaf tennis player to win an ATP-level tennis match beating Henri Laaksonen on Switzerland 7-6 (4), 6-1 in the first […]
July 5, 2019
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Being a Gymnast with Hearing Loss

Being a gymnast with hearing loss is challenging.  As a little kid, I taught myself how to do somersaults. I did them back and forth across the living room floor. […]
April 2, 2019
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Accessibility of stadiums and arenas for deaf sports fans

Here’s a breakdown of five popular arenas in the world, and the accessibility offered for deaf and hard of hearing guests:
March 26, 2019
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Cas Mastropaolo: Future hard of hearing football star

Cas Mastropaolo’s dream is to play football in the NFL. With recent recognition by CNN as a Positive Athlete, he’s well on the way. His journey is all the more […]
February 11, 2019
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How playing in the Deaflympics introduced me to Deaf culture

My experience at the 2017 Deaflympics was an experience unlike any other. The Deaflympics meets at an intersection of athletic competition, cultural interactions, and Deaf culture. These are people from […]
January 10, 2019

Austin Philip, a deaf cricket player on the rise

Austin Philip’s first 2018 Deaf T-20 Cricket World Cup appearance didn’t result in a championship for Team Australia, but if he continues on his current path, he may well be […]
October 25, 2018
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Professional skier Robin Gillon shares his hearing loss journey

  Robin Gillon never let his hearing loss hold him back from becoming a professional skier. The 24-year-old was born severely deaf and has been climbing the ranks in his […]
October 23, 2018
US Deaf Women's National Soccer Team

What it’s like being a player on the US Deaf Women’s National Soccer Team

I was mainstreamed growing up, so the only other people I saw or knew with hearing aids were ‘old’ people. Until recently, I never really thought there was anyone else […]
October 12, 2018
Deaflympics

Why athletes are calling for better leaders in the Deaflympics

Those who are familiar with Deaf sports will already know about the current scandals surrounding the Deaflympics, almost resulting in a shutdown of the games.  For those who aren’t, here’s […]
August 30, 2018

Do you know about this deaf professional tennis player?

Many of us are tuning in over the next several days to watch the tennis US Open in Flushing Meadows, New York. Will Serena make it to the finals just […]
August 13, 2018

How I communicate in sports with hearing loss

Sports are a huge part of our culture nowadays, whether you watch or play. Communication is a big part of sports, which differs for deaf and hard of hearing athletes, […]
August 1, 2018

Did you know NFL player Ryan Kerrigan has single-sided deafness?

Ryan Kerrigan doesn’t always hear his teammates out on the football field, especially when they talk into his left ear. The 29-year-old Washington Redskin’s NFL player decided to open up […]
July 13, 2018
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A deafie takes on the World Cup 2018

  I recently had an opportunity to attend the World Cup and as a deafie I am happy to report that  FIFA and Russia did an incredible job to make […]