A transgender athlete from Hawaii is on his way to the Olympics after switching over to the women’s volleyball division.
Tia Thompson, a 32-year-old biological male who believes he’s a woman, competed in the men’s division for all USAV-sanctioned competitions up until January, when USA Volleyball declared him eligible to compete as a female. Unsurprisingly, Thompson is dominating biological women in Hawaii’s most popular sport and has set his sights on the Olympics.
As the old saying goes: If at first you don’t succeed, switch over to women’s volleyball and crush everyone!
“It’s a touchy subject because volleyball is a main sport here,” Thompson told NBC4.
“Because of my religious background with my dad’s side and my mom’s side, we didn’t speak of it, but we knew. As soon as I turned 18 and I moved out, I started transitioning and started taking hormones,” he added.
This trans woman from Hawaii can now finally…