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Chhun Sun


Chhun Sun covers high school sports, public safety, and general assignments for The Gazette. The Thailand-born, Cambodian-American joined the newspaper's staff in 2015. He previously worked at publications in California, Utah, Washington and the countries of Cambodia and Azerbaijan. He can be reached at or by phone at 719-636-0235. Follow him on Twitter at @chhunsun.

Photo by Isaiah J. Downing
Easter Race
High school sophomore Hannah Skrastins was robbed of much of her eyesight by a brain tumor several years ago. She takes classes at Colorado Springs Christian School in the mornings and at Colorado School For The Deaf and The Blind. She will soon be running in her first paralympic race. After classes, Hannah runs on the track at the Colorado School For The Deaf and The Blind on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)
(Courtesy of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern Colorado)
Joshua Helton. Photo courtesy El Paso County Sheriff's Office.
Two people were trapped on rocks in the middle of Sand Creek after Colorado Springs was hit by a round of heavy rain late Tuesday afternoon. (Courtesy of KKTV)
The view from the summit of Pikes Peak on Wednesday morning, May 16, 2018, looking southeast. (Courtesy of City of Colorado Springs)
state tennis
Cheyenne Mountain's Corey Patton Lossner (right) is congratulated by teammates after a hard-fought battle at the 4A state girls tennis finals. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)
The United States Association of Blind Athletes, or USABA, hosted its annual Tandem Cycling Development Camp May 10-14. The group of 24 pilots and stokers have been training on the roads of Colorado Springs and the Velodrome. Pilot Samantha Goldenstein (front) and stoker Stephanie Zundel ride up Gold Camp Road on Sunday, May 13, 2018. The stoker is the visually impaired cyclist and the pilot is the sighted cyclist. (Photo by Jerilee Bennett, The Gazette)