Hearing management

Updated 08 September 2016

This America's Next Top Model hunk is making waves!

He has the body of a Greek god with features sharp enough to cut through ice, so it's no wonder he was scouted by the producers of America's Next Top Model. Here are 7 facts that may surprise you and 10 hot images you just have to see . . .

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America's Next Top Model winner Nyle DiMarco is the first deaf person to compete on the hit reality series where only the fiercest survive.

And he is triggering waves ... not just with his good looks and sexy body.

1) The producers of the show, hosted by supermodel Tyra Banks, personally approached the 25-year-old to compete on the 22nd season of the popular series.

2) The Queens-born hunk has a degree in Mathematics!

3) He comes from a deaf family, with his parents, both of his brothers and his grandparents born deaf.

4) He considers American Sign Language (ASL) as his native language and actively encourages people to learn ASL.

5) DiMarco is a "mommy's boy"...

My beautiful Mama and I. You have given and taught me love and strength. Thank you for surprising us in DC.

A photo posted by Nyle DiMarco - Official - NYC (@nyledimarco) on

6) Uhhmmm, ladies AND men, Mr DiMarco identifies as "fluid".

In a Q&A session with over Twitter, when asked if he is into boys or girls. He simply answered with one short word "fluid" and included a link to an Everyday Feminism article defining the term. "These people are either always attracted to more than one gender or feel that their attraction may shift depending on factors like time, intimacy with certain partners, changes in hormone levels, and so forth," the author wrote.

7) He has a fraternal twin who has red hair.

There will always be two wishes. Exactly 20 years ago we celebrated our 3rd. You do the math. And... Yes we are TWINS.

A photo posted by Nyle DiMarco - Official - NYC (@nyledimarco) on


Now scroll down to feast your eyes on these 10 steamy images...

Absolutely loved working with @marco_ovando! ????

A photo posted by Nyle DiMarco - Official - NYC (@nyledimarco) on

I believe that if you compete with yourself, you'll go to places- Thanks @tatephoto!

A photo posted by Nyle DiMarco - Official - NYC (@nyledimarco) on

Super fun collaborating with @topsecretpix Joe Cortez!

A photo posted by Nyle DiMarco - Official - NYC (@nyledimarco) on

?? ??: @mikeruizone

A photo posted by Nyle DiMarco - Official - NYC (@nyledimarco) on

It's simple. It's black & white. It's @official2xist! - (??: @veloztony) #Reasons2XIST

A photo posted by Nyle DiMarco - Official - NYC (@nyledimarco) on

What European nationality do I look like? ?? #ANTM IS FINALLY TONIGHT!!! | Photographer: @tatephoto | wear: @kylekingswim

A photo posted by Nyle DiMarco - Official - NYC (@nyledimarco) on

Caption this :) ??: @veloztony Grooming by @sidory

A photo posted by Nyle DiMarco - Official - NYC (@nyledimarco) on

What can be a better morning than waking up to a cup of tea in your @official2xist lounge pants? #Reasons2Xist ?? | ??: @tatephoto!

A photo posted by Nyle DiMarco - Official - NYC (@nyledimarco) on

 

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Hearing Expert

Francis Slabber is a Speech & Language Therapist and Audiologist who has owned and run The Hearing Clinic in Wynberg, Cape Town for the last 17 years. Francis and her team have extensive experience in fitting and supplying hearing aids as well as assistive living devices. Francis has served as the Western Cape Chairperson for the South African Association of Audiologists for three years and has given many talks on the topic of hearing loss and amplification. The Hearing Clinic has a special interest in adult and geriatric hearing impairment, hearing aid fittings and hearing rehabilitation.

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