Deaf Athletes What Sports are Deaf People the Best in?

What Sports are Deaf People the Best in?

Disabilities are usually portrayed as weaknesses, when no PR speech is given and that is the relationship that the majority of people have towards them. But, disabilities do not have to be, and frankly, are not weaknesses in general, just in that one department. For example, hearing loss can be an obstacle to people who …

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Misc Should Football Broadcasts Have Sign Language Commentators?

Should Football Broadcasts Have Sign Language Commentators?

Football is very popular, in most parts of the world, in fact it is the most popular sport in the world, without a doubt. Every country likes watching football, especially the World Cup. for some people, that is pure pleasure, for others, business. Yes, some people make lots of money by watching football games, simply …

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Misc How to Succeed in Sports Betting – A Simple Guide

How to Succeed in Sports Betting – A Simple Guide

Sports betting is occasionally done by many people, especially punters and sports fans. People love supporting their favorite teams, even more so if such a team is on a winning streak. Betting professionally, or even, betting more than just a single dollar, requires more than just luck and fandom. In order to succeed in sports …

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Disabled Athletes People with Disabilities in Sports Advertisements

People with Disabilities in Sports Advertisements

Disabilities are often viewed as something uncomfortable to look at, something that makes the person looking feel bad. For the people with disabilities, it’s just another day and another person who is uncomfortable looking at them. People who have disabilities deal with everything anybody else deals with, from emotional swings, to jobs, hobbies and rest, …

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Misc 4 Athletes that Were Unbelievably Lucky

4 Athletes that Were Unbelievably Lucky

Luck is a tricky thing. People will often say that they don’t believe in luck, and then knock on wood afterwards. This is because you could be the most skilled and dexterous person in the world, and fumble flipping a pancake. When I played a few Harrah’s Casino games, I felt very lucky, indeed. On …

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Deaf Athletes Reaction Light Systems for Deaf Swimmers

Reaction Light Systems for Deaf Swimmers

Rising senior at Gallaudet University Faye Frez-Albrecht and her head coach Larry Curran have been a driving force behind the movement to introduce a new starting sequence for swimming competitions – one based on light rather than sound. This change has the potential to revolutionize the sport and make swimming much more deaf-friendly than before. …

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Deaf Athletes People who went beyond their disabilities

People who went beyond their disabilities

Unlike in the past, people with disabilities now have more chances to succeed in life. Governments of first world countries passed legislation to give them a somewhat fair chance. Moreover, medical science and technology advanced significantly making it easier for these people to integrate into society and live in a quasi-normal way. We are going …

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Deaf Athletes Triple Deaflympics Champion Simon Kibai Leads Kenya’s Squad to Samsun

Triple Deaflympics Champion Simon Kibai Leads Kenya’s Squad to Samsun

After grabbing the 10,000m men’s title at the Safaricom National Deaf Athletics Championships in Eldoret, Kenya, on May 24, 2017, Simon Kibai had the honour to cut the tape first where his wife and daughter were waiting.It was an emotional moment for the world record holder over the distance and triple Deaflympics champion, who also won …

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Deaf Athletes DeaflympicsGB Squads Are Getting Ready for Samsun

DeaflympicsGB Squads Are Getting Ready for Samsun

The 2017 Summer Deaflympics will kick off on Tuesday, July 18th, and run through Sunday, July 30th. This is the 23rd edition of the international multi-sport competition and will be held in Samsun, Turkey.The sports included at the 2017 Summer Deaflympics will be held in 21 disciplines, with 16 individual sports and 5 team sports. …

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Deaf Athletes Top Deaf Athletics Clubs in the UK

Top Deaf Athletics Clubs in the UK

Enjoying your favourite sport isn’t hard even if you suffer from hearing loss. Not all people with hearing loss become Olympic-class athletes, but with some adjustments, everyone can enjoy their favourite sport, be it tennis, gymnastics, golf, football or anything else.For those at the start of their sporting career who are in search of a good sports club …

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