November 7, 2019
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Swim, bike, run! The life of a deaf triathlete

Meet Julia Grunloh, deaf triathlete and Phonak HEARo! Competing in triathlons takes up most of her free time, on top of her day job and hearing loss.
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:
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 […]
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 […]
February 9, 2018
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Community Spotlight: Nine-year-old equestrian rides into a new world of sound with her hearing aid

Nine-year-old Rayna is living out her passion for riding while enjoying her new world of sound after receiving her first hearing aid. Rayna has both hearing loss and Tourette’s syndrome but […]
January 23, 2018
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7 ways to get deaf kids involved in sports

Can deaf children play sports? Of course! Here are some communication tips and techniques to get everyone on a level playing field.
August 3, 2017
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Gold-medal golfers sport matching hearing aids, passions

Deaflympic golfers Kaylin Yost and Allen John win gold medals in the first golf competition, both sporting Phonak hearing aids.
July 27, 2017
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Phonak hEARo Kaylin Yost wins gold at 2017 Deaflympics

Golfer Kaylin Yost won the gold medal at the 2017 Deaflympics.
June 20, 2017

Simon Ollert to host second soccer camp for children with hearing loss

Young soccer fans with hearing loss will have another opportunity to train with a leading deaf soccer player, Simon Ollert.
January 20, 2017
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Gaining confidence through sport, teen excels with hearing loss

Encouraging children to be confident with their hearing technology often goes hand-in-hand with their confidence levels in other aspects of their lives. With the right support, knowledge and community, kids […]
January 19, 2017
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Cricket player: ‘Injuries are more of a burden than my deafness’

Mathew Fisher says his troublesome left hamstring has been a far greater handicap to his sporting ambitions than deafness.
January 16, 2017
Justin has worn his Phonak Sky V NFL-inspired hearing aids every day, slowly realizing in different occasions what he had previously missed out on.

NFL-inspired hearing aids help six-year-old take on the classroom and field

Justin has worn his NFL-inspired hearing aids every day, slowly realizing in different occasions what he had previously missed out on.
November 3, 2016

Gary Neville donates £20,000 to deaf football team

Gary Neville, former English football coach and Manchester United player, donated £20,000 to help send Great Britain’s deaf football team to the 2017 Deaflympics. Neville alluded to the donation on […]
October 11, 2016
Congressman Jim Ryun wears Phonak Lyric invisible hearing aids

With Lyric, sounds are ‘deeper, richer and more complete’

  As a high school student, he was the first athlete to run a mile in under four minutes. As an adult, he served as a US Congressman, supporting legislation […]
August 17, 2016

Testing the best hearing aid settings for cyclists

  Recently, we shared some tips and tricks for cycling with a hearing loss, but because this is such a popular issue, we wanted to go further into this topic […]
August 16, 2016
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Ask Anna: Can I enjoy cycling with a hearing loss?

  Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community. This week, we have a special “Ask Anna” column, based on some questions we received during #HearingLossHour […]
July 11, 2016

3 tips for playing contact sports with hearing aids

Do you wear your hearing aids when you play rugby? This is the most common question I get as an athlete with hearing loss, both from others who wear hearing aids and […]