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I didn't even know that this existed, and it's pretty curious, does anyone know if it is popular between blind people?

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post #2 of 21 (permalink) Old Dec 20th, 2011, 09:22 PM
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My beautiful Sabine took my YouTube suggestion and served blind! She's so gorgeous. Looking into her eyes is like looking into her soul


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^ i thought Mike suggested it

You shouldn't have posted that Mike is gonna come here now.
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He did, but you know I couldn't pass up this kind of opportunity to be more like him


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I find this clip very interesting .
imagine how difficult it must be to have to guess where the ball is landing thanks to its sound .. the 'feel' you have to have .. also how to control your strength ..
it's kinda fascinating

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OMG... awesome that there is a way for those people to perform tennis.

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Is that Patty Schnyder ?
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Is that Patty Schnyder ?
I thought too.
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I find this clip very interesting .
imagine how difficult it must be to have to guess where the ball is landing thanks to its sound .. the 'feel' you have to have .. also how to control your strength ..
it's kinda fascinating
Yes, I find it fascinating aswell. I had no idea tennis for the blind even existed
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My beautiful Sabine took my YouTube suggestion and served blind! She's so gorgeous. Looking into her eyes is like looking into her soul
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post #13 of 21 (permalink) Old Dec 20th, 2011, 11:09 PM
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Thats incredible. I have no idea how they do it, but I have mad respect for them.

Is it a different type of ball? It seems to move slower/bounce lower.
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Thats really awesome! I have seen clips of blind football (where your team mates do help you out by making noise) but never thought there would be blind tennis.
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That's pretty cool and mighty impressive.
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