Comtech Fire Credit Union supports Three Time World Champion

Comtech Fire Credit Union Is Proud to Support Kevin Frost

Kevin Frost Three Time World Champion Canadian Deaf-blind speed skater has Olympic ambitions. Kevin has a condition called Usher Syndrome with 2% vision and 9% hearing left.

During the last 18 years, he has won 16 gold medals and set 9 World records in Blind speed skating. He is a three-time World Champion in Blind Long track and Short Track speed skating, he is also ranked 11th in the World against able-bodied Master speed skaters. So far, winning 55 medals against able-bodied skaters.

In addition to speed skating, he trained 5 years on Team Canada Development Rowing, two years with the Paralympic Team Canada Blind Team in running and made the Canadian Standards. This year Kevin made the Canadian standard for tandem cycling and trains at the Velodrome in Milton on a tandem bike. Last year he took up blind golfing and won low net at Canadians/ Provincial and 2nd overall at USA Blind Championships in Texas a month ago.

In 2009, Kevin skated 100 km on the Ottawa canal to help raise $5000 for the Rotary Home. He has given over 275 motivational talks around the world and during his spare time, he volunteers for missions in 3rd World countries. He has helped 28 deaf children hear again, as well as, get visual aids to many children during the last 15yrs. In 2010, he won the Community Builder Award for United Way, he had a movie made of his journey that was shown in October 2012 in Ottawa. In 2015 he was honoured in the House of Commons for being a role model for the a deaf-blind Canadians.