Meet Murray Harbour Athlete Alyssa Chapman

Alyssa Chapman

Alyssa Chapman, Murray Harbour, has been a Special Olympics athlete for 15 years.  Alyssa has participated in a variety of sports over the years, including Figure Skating, Swimming, Soccer, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Basketball and Community Sport. 

Alyssa has attended 6 National Games, competing in Swimming and Soccer in the Summer, and  Figure Skating in the Winter. Additionally, Alyssa has competed in 6 Canada Games in Swimming and Figure Skating. Furthermore, Alyssa has represented Canada twice at the World Games level, both times in the sport of Figure Skating. Alyssa was first a member of Team Canada at the 2013 Special Olympics World Games in South Korea, and most recently at the 2017 Special Olympics World Games in Austria.

Alyssa is a proud member of the Athlete Leadership team in PEI.  Alyssa has taken on many leadership roles within her community and within Special Olympics. Her favorite ALPs moment was when she gave a keynote speech at the 2014 Special Olympics Festival. In her community, Alyssa is engaged in her local figure skating club by mentoring younger figure skating athletes.