Deaf athlete Terence Parkin appointed global brand ambassador for deaf & blind people
South African swimmer Terence Parkin was born deaf. The 37 year old athlete has won 33 Deaflympic medals and is the most well-known Deaflympic athlete in the world.
Despite disability, Parkin never let any problems stand in his way to achieve great things in life.
Through commitment and passion for his sport, Parkin has won silver and gold medals in the Olympics and Deaflympics.
He has recently been honored by the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation as Global Brand Ambassador for the Deaf and Blind.
As an ambassador, he travels all over the world and gives talks on various issues such as water safety and teaching children how to swim.