Sunday, February 18, 2018
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Rob Strano host golf clinic for deaf and blind students

By Brian Jackson

floridaPONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL. - After 15 years as a professional golfer, Rob Strano felt a calling to share the game he loves with the deaf and hard-of-hearing community. In 2003 he took up sign language and that decision was one that changed the course of his life.

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Source: News 4 Jax

Iran Paralympian bids farewell to wrestling championship universe

2016 World Deaf Wrestling ChampionshipIranian audibly-challenged freestyle wrestler Foroud Hojjati has given an emotional goodbye to fans in his home country during the 4th edition World Deaf Senior Greco-Roman & Freestyle Wrestling Championships currently underway in Tehran.

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Source: Press TV

Kicking up dirt with Ashley Fiolek

By Eric Englel

WALNUT — Ashley Fiolek, a four-time Women’s Motocross National Champion and two-time X Games gold medalist, recently visited Sunset Ridge in Walnut to provide an aerial education and kick the wheels with motocross riders from all around the area.

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Source: Bureau County Republican

Deaf Cwmbran schoolboy following in the footsteps of his high-speed heroes

By Steven Prince

A CAR-MAD Cwmbran schoolboy is continuing his bid to become Formula One’s first deaf racing driver by following in the footsteps of his high-speed heroes.

Caleb McDuff, 8, is currently tackling courses up and down the country in the MSA Bambino Karting Championship – where the likes of Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button earned their stripes.

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Source: South Wales Argus

Iranian wrestler snatches gold at World Deaf C’ships

2016 World Deaf Wrestling ChampionshipTEHRAN, May 10 (MNA) – Iran’s audibly-challenged senior Greco-Roman wrestler has won the title of the 4th World Deaf Senior Greco-Roman and Freestyle Wrestling underway in Tehran.

Iran’s Abuzar Rabizadeh managed to overcome rivals at 80kg weight category in Tehran’s Shohadaye Haftom Tir Sports Hall to win the gold medal of the 4th World Deaf Senior Greco-Roman Wrestling tournament.

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Source: MEHR News Agency

Deaf schoolgirl Jodie Ounsley took up rugby last October ... now she's scoring tries for Yorkshire

By Andrew Hirst

A 15-year-old deaf Huddersfield schoolgirl has scored on her debut for Yorkshire just months after taking up the sport and is already training with England.

Jodie Ounsley, a Year 10 student at Shelley College, has defied hearing impairment and a chronic knee condition to become the top try-scorer with Sandal Girls RUFC, despite only playing her first game in October.

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Source: The Huddersfield Daily Examiner


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