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FIRST DEAF WOMAN IN THE WORLD
FIRST DEAF AMERICAN
466 million people worldwide have hearing loss.
1 in 8 people in the United States are deaf or hard of hearing.
Only 1 known deaf person to summit Everest.
0 Deaf Female
0 Deaf American
In May 2023, Scott and Shayna hope to make the
changes in numbers.
Scott and Shayna are set to climb their fourth summit of the world's seven summits, Mount Everest at 29,032 feet, in Spring 2023. They are currently climbing towards being the first Deaf Americans and Shayna being the first Deaf woman in the world to reach the highest peak in the world. Scott and Shayna also aim to raise awareness, improve accessibility to information and education, and increase deaf and disability representation in the outdoors.
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