Did You Know...?

Did you know:  that there are a few Hard of Hearing athletes that not only made it to the World Olympics but earned a GOLD or SILVER medal ! Jeff Float from the US (1984 Los Angeles) won a gold medal in 4 x 200 meter freestyle relay while Terrance Parkins from South Africa (2000 Sydney) earned a SILVER in the 200 m breaststroke. Then there is: Frank Bartillo (fencing; 2004 Sydney) , Tamika Catchings (Women's Basketball; 2004, 2008 Olympics) and Chris Colwill (diver; 2008 Olympics)

For more details see: 
Hearing Impaired Olympic Athletes- True Champions