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12 floor hockey players

were brought to Chicago by Harold Smith to represent Canada at the first International Special Olympics in 1968

50 per cent

of Special Olympics athletes work. They are 5 times more likely to work than adults with an intellectual disability not enrolled in Special Olympics.

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SOBC athlete Marc Theriault Commemorated at Olympic Museum


This is amazing!! Congratulations to Special Olympics British Columbia athlete Marc Theriault on being among the incredible display of sport at the North America’s first Olympic Museum the Richmond Oval Experience!! What an incredible honour. Theriault’s impressive SO career is highlighted alongside commemorative items from Olympic and Paralympic Games past. Read a full overview here -  http://www.specialolympics.bc.ca/news/2015/11/30/theriault-special-olympics-included-continent-s-first-official-olympic-museum

Congratulations Marc, we’re so proud!