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Jordan Mouton

Blind Judo Paralympian, Jordan Mouton

Jordan Mouton started competing in judo in 2005 after seeing a demonstration and meeting Paralympic judo coach Willy Cahill at a sports camp at the Colorado School for the Blind. She joined the Diamondback Judo Club in Houston, Texas, and went on to represent the U.S. at the IBSA World Games in Brommit, France.  Mouton, the only female on the team, will make her Paralympic debut at the 2008 Games in Beijing. A 2007 graduate of Cypress Falls High School (Houston, Texas), Mouton plans to major in sports psychology at Texas A&M University. Mouton was on the wrestling team in high school and placed sixth at the Texas State Wrestling Championship in 2007. Her other interests include swimming and fishing. Major Achievements: •    2007: Member of U.S. Para Pan American Judo Team •    2007: Participated in IBSA World Games, Sao Paolo, Brazil •    2006: Participated in IBSA World Games, Brommit, France

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