Saturday, July 30, 2016

First deaf woman to win gold at martial arts championship

Safarri Jessop "is the newest world champion in Hosinsul Weapon, which involves self-defense with swords, winning a gold medal at the 2016 PanAm Mulimpia Championships in Las Vegas" reports KSL-TV. She says,"I went to the USA Haidong Gumdo (Korean sword fighting) championship in 2011 and I never met anyone who is deaf and is completing in it." Below is a video of her at the competition and read the full story here.