As part of a special U.S. Department of State Sports Envoy to China, Dr. Becky Clark, a Board member of the USA Deaf Sports Federation visited Guangzhou, China last week. Dr. Clark was accompanied by Dr. Andrea Woodson-Smith, a 2012 Paralympian.
Headlined by the first USA Deaflympian to compete in the martial arts discipline of tae kwon do, the United States is sending a team of two martial arts to Sofia, Bulgaria for the 22nd Summer Deaflympics.
The original 6th Berg/Seeger Classic was to be scheduled on April 12-13. It was called off due to wintery weather conditions. Then it was rescheduled for May 11 and the Deaf Schools track & field teams were happy it got another chance.