Gerry was inducted into the British Deaf Sports Heritage Sports Hall of Fame on 1st July 2023. This honour was presented to Gerry at the Deaf Sports Personality awards night in Twickenham Rugby Stadium, London. More information about the Sports Hall of Fame and the athletes recognised for their exceptional achievements is available at British […]
Gerry is teaming up with Cathkin Braes Golf Club to create a joint project to provide opportunities for deaf children and young people to participate in golf. Gerry is keen to ensure that the project will not only give deaf children and young people the chance to try golf, but also provide professional coaching to […]
Gerry was made a lifetime honorary member of Cathkin Braes Golf club in December 2021. A family friend introduced Gerry to Cathkin Braes Golf Club when he was about 10 or 11. Gerry took up golf after returning to Glasgow from boarding school in England. Gerry has represented Scotland internationally six times at the World […]
Gerry’s remarkable story is captured in his book ‘Bridging our Differences’. Part autobiography, and part real-life adventure, ‘Bridging our Differences’, tells the story of a deaf young boy who battled against the odds to succeed in the ultimate sailing challenge and much much more. Buy Bridging our Differences from Amazon Buy Bridging our Differences […]
Close Up: Gerry Hughes by BSL Zone – Reaching every BSL user with more BSL programmes that they love to watch Part 1 is available online at BSL Zone: Part 2 is available at BSL Zone.