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Kristine’s Story: Swimming Triathlon

by Kristine D’Arbelles When Maricar brought up the notion of participating in a triathlon, I thought it was a terrific...

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Heidi’s Story: Mountain Climbing

by Heidi Zimmer I am a third-generation Californian, born in San Diego in 1951. My parents, who were scholars, didn’t...

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Cody’s Story: Power Lifting

by Cody Colchado My name is Cody and I currently work as a motivational speaker, strength & conditioning coach, high...

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Corrina’s Story: Ballet, Cheerleading, Rock Climbing, and Yoga

by Corrina Veesart I am a 33-year-old woman who is deafblind; I grew up loving a wide array of recreational...

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Possibilities: Recreational Experiences of Individuals who are Deafblind

Table of Contents Rachel Weeks- Triathlon Maricar Marquez- Running Kristine D’Arbelles- SSP—Swimming Triathlon Heidi Zimmer- Mountain Climbing Cody Colchado- Power...

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Scott’s Story: Biking

by Scott Keeler Bass I was born deaf and as a young man became blind due to Usher syndrome. As...

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Maria’s Story: Wind Chimes

by Maria Marquez Dykman Growing up, I attended the Florida School for the Deaf and it was there that I...

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Possibilities: Recreational Experiences of Individuals who are Deafblind: Conclusion & References

Conclusion Participation in recreational and physical activities is an important part of life and can be especially important for people...

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Emily’s Story: SSP—Outdoor Adventures

by Emily Desfor My interest in learning sign language started early. As a young child in Long Beach, California, I...

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Faye’s Story: Soccer

by Faye Frez-Albrecht When I first attended the American School for the Deaf, I wasn’t sure I would like it;...

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