Bio Taco Verheijden is 26 years old. While it's not yet proven if his loss of hearing is congenital or slowly started to become worse, he got his first pair of hearing aids at the age of 7. He grew up on regular primary and afterwards went to a regular secondary vocational education to study for Aviation services. At the age of 17, out of nowhere he lost hearing of his left side. And even though he always said he never wanted to wears a CI, he knew this was the moment. 6 months later he got his operation and had a very easy revalidation. His first internship brought him to the Krasnapolsky hotel in Amsterdam, which is now after 5 years still his day to day job where he is a Front Desk Manager, which means supervising the front office team.