South Africa: Barberton Gold Mine

South Africa: Barberton Gold Mine

We’re in Barberton of South Africa… and we’re embarking onto another adventure! There are mines all over the world… but it is rare for anyone but the miners to go into them. In this video, Joel has the unique opportunity to descend into a mine…filled with the richest gold! We join a Deaf miner, Char

South Africa: Glimpse of Johannesburg

South Africa: Glimpse of Johannesburg

Joel heads down to Johannesburg in South Africa with his trusty tour guide, Olga. Join them shopping at the local markets, then we meet Terence Parkin, renowned Deaflympic and Olympic swimmer, at his home. Terence and his wife, Ingrid makes a famous Afrikaan dish, leaving us full to sleep well thro

South Africa: Soweto

South Africa: Soweto

Joel travels to Johannesburg and heads to Soweto, which is short for South West Township. Expect the unexpected! Feel the goosebumps as you join Joel in his crazy feats falling and jumping! We venture down to the Vikazi street which is full of history, and meet with Deaf locals. Mandela’s first ho

South Africa:  Lesedi African Lodge & Cultural Village

South Africa: Lesedi African Lodge & Cultural Village

Joel heads to a cultural center upon arrival in South Africa, where he gets to experience some authentic traditions of the 9 different tribes in the country. Join Joel and learn more about the splendors of South Africa! (captioned)

Terence “Silent Torpedo” Parkin

Terence “Silent Torpedo” Parkin

While we’re in Melbourne for the 2005 Summer Deaflympics, we decided to take this opportunity to meet and interview world class swimmer Terence “Silent Torpedo” Parkin. Terence Parkin won a Silver medal in the 2000 Summer Olympics, and is not only the best Deaf swimmer in the world, but one of the b