Janet Charchuk, Alberton, has been involved with Special Olympics for 18 years. In addition to Snowshoeing, Charchuk is an avid participant in local Bowling, Bocce, and Golf programs. Charchuk has represented PEI at 2 National Games, competing in Swimming and Snowshoe. Additionally, Charchuk made history in 2001 when she competed in swimming at the first Canada Games in which Special Olympics was included. She went on to represent PEI again at the Canada Games in 2005. This will be Charchuk’s first World Games.