Olympic Dreams

Watch our documentary about Deaf people who aimed to play a part in London 2012

Documentary following three Deaf people’s dreams of making their contribution to the London 2012 Games. Canoeist Matthew Sykes first learned to slalom when he was only 12, and tells us about the technique and aerobic training he is doing as he aims to compete for Ireland in the Olympics. Meanwhile, Laurentia Tan, who has cerebral palsy, is a Paralympic Equestrian aiming to represent Singapore in the Paralympics. Having won two bronze medals in Beijing, can she go one better in London? We also meet Josef Baines, Chair of the Deaf Community Outreach Team, who tells us why the Games are so important and how he plans to make sure Deaf people are involved. Finally, we meet some of the Deaf people who will perform at the opening ceremony.

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  • I am deaf from the Gambia west africa, my sport is tennis and race run around long!
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  • Great ! I watch
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  • Fab! Loved it :)
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  • Bravo!

    A very insightful and heart-wearing insight to the true spirit of the Olympics.
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