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Special Olympics coach Barb Prystai

Barbara Prystai’s journey with the Special Olympics started nearly 20 years ago with a simple newspaper advertisement.

“I found out about…

Unified Bean Bag Toss in Bonnyville Centralized High School

High schools across Alberta are combating against the idea that inclusive high schools are impossible. 

High schools like…

Kelly Zackodnik with Team Canada 2015 athletes

In 2017, volunteering comes in many forms and is as diverse as Canada itself. This year we’ll be inducting 5 more volunteers who will be hitting…

Image of Special Olympics Alberta 5 Pin Bowling coach Chris Odding during an interview.

Chris Odding has been volunteering with…

Team Canada Cross Country

Team Canada finished strong with not just their medal haul, but winning over hearts.

One incredible moment that captured the true spirit…

Team Canada speed skater Katie Saunders
 
“My first sport I started with Special Olympics was speed skating,” said Katie Saunders, Special Olympics Team Canada…
Team Canada cross country skier Kristen Hudson

Kristen Hudson is what some might call a multifaceted athlete. During her time with Special Olympics she has participated in everything from…

Team Canada country skier Shane Stewart in the center

When they say hard work and dedication pays off, there is perhaps no better example than Shane Stewart.
The Canmore resident trains six days…

Team Canada athlete Sarah McCarthy in the center

The 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games might be more than nine months away, but that isn’t slowing down cross-country skier Sarah McCarthy,…

Team Canada figure skater Benjamin Maeseele

Benjamin Maeseele is what some might call a well-traveled athlete. Originally born in Belgium, Maeseele moved to Calgary only three years ago…