Jumat, 23 November 2012

Deaf Dart Players Compete for National Title in St. John's

ST. JOHN'S (CBC) - Deaf dart players compete for national title in St. John's

Top dart throwers from all over Canada are in St. John's this weekend for a unique championship.

Competitors are vying for one of the top sporting titles for the nation's Deaf community, the Canadian Deaf Darts Championship.

The salons in the Capitol Hotel are strikingly quiet, yet full of non-stop action and people chatting.

"Darts is a fantastic sport. It's probably the top Deaf sport," said the event's chair, Bryan Johnson, speaking through sign language interpreter, Debbie Newport.

"It's sometimes difficult when you're playing with a mixed league of both Deaf and hearing," he added. "At least this way, there is no barrier, we can just chat freely."

But players have noticed that even in sign language, people from different parts of the country say things a little differently.... Read more: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/story/2012/11/10/nl-deaf-darts-championship-1110.html

The orinigal NTV video: http://ntv.ca/n-l-wins-second-deaf-darts-championship/

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