This is the first Deaflympics for Rebecca Zelic, who is 19 and comes from London. Here she tells us about her coaching regime and how she is trying to stay positive and strong before the 2013 Deaflympics in Sofia, Bulgaria. Zelic is competing in the 100m Hurdles, 200m Hurdles and the 400m Hurdles. Watch this video to find out which events she's hoping to win gold in!
You can also watch Rebecca Zelic starring in the BSL Zone's award-winning drama, Champion of the World, about an athlete who faces a moral dilemma, by clicking here.