Reno High graduate breaks barriers as he becomes a karate master

cody hand.png

Cody Hand was only a small child when he got the diagnosis: Down Syndrome.

But since then, he's discovered a way not to allow his disability to hold him back: karate.

For the past 15 years, Cody, now 22, has spent his time punching back at Down Syndrome by becoming a martial artist.

News 4's Gianna Giorgi spoke with Cody and some of the people close to him to learn how much he's achieved and what keeps pushing him forward.

close video ad
Unmutetoggle ad audio on off