Check out how communities across Canada celebrate local athletes who have been selected to the Special Olympics Team Canada 2022 Training Squad.
CJ Snyders-Couchman overcomes health issues on her way to the Special Olympics World Winter Games
Christi-Joe (CJ) Snyders-Couchman competes in snowshoeing for Special Olympics P.E.I. Snyders-Couchman was recently named to Team Canada’s training squad for the 2022 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Kazan Russia
Downhill slope leads to Special Olympics team berth for Newmarket skier
“I’m feeling excited about being selected for the World Games,” said Clapperton, one of 26 skiers named to the squad in March. “I was pretty surprised. I was doubtful I would be selected.
“I attribute my success to my coaches.”
Four Prince Edward Islanders have opportunity to be part of Team Canada for Special Olympics World Winter Games
Special Olympics P.E.I. executive director Charity Sheehan of Covehead will serve as Team Canada’s chef-de-mission. Longtime Special Olympics P.E.I. golf coach and board member Craig Watson of North Carleton is a mission staff member.
'Glimmer of hope' Islanders will be able to participate in 2022 Special Olympics World Winter Games
Four Islanders have been named to Team Canada's training squad for the Special Olympics World Winter Games scheduled for January 2022 in Russia.
Local Nordic skier named to Special Olympics Team Canada Training Squad
Anne Howlett of the Owen Sound Waxwings has been named to the Special Olympics Team Canada 2022 Training Squad.
The local cross-country skier is one of 108 athletes named to the team with the potential to represent Canada at the next Special Olympics World Winter Games.
Neal Condron named to Special Olympics Team Canada
The Brockville athlete has been named to the cross-country skiing team that will represent Canada in the Special Olympics World Winter Games to be held in Kazan, Russia
Olympiques spéciaux : Laurence Blondeau aux Jeux mondiaux
Laurence Blondeau vivra le rêve et la fierté de représenter son pays. La patineuse artistique de Drummondville a été sélectionnée au sein de l’équipe canadienne en vue des prochains Jeux mondiaux d’Olympiques spéciaux.
Special Olympics Cranbrook-Kimberley Alpine Team athletes to represent Team Canada in Russia
Special Olympics Cranbrook/Kimberley Alpine Team athletes Erin Thom, Roxana Golbeck and volunteer coach Misty Pagliaro have been chosen to represent Team Canada at the Special Olympics World Winter Games next year in Kazan, Russia.
Special Olympics P.E.I. athlete Jordan Koughan following in sisters' footsteps
The 26-year-old from Johnstons River has the chance to follow in the footsteps of his sisters – Riley, 25; Kailey, 24; and MacKenzie, 22 – and represent Prince Edward Island at a major sporting event.
Stephenville's Nordic ski star heading to 2022 Special Olympics in Russia
Budden, who has autism, a leg that's slightly shorter than the other and "a million other challenges," according to his mother, discovered a sense of balance and speed while skate-skiing along cross-country trails.
Strathmore Figure Skater Headed To Russia
Strathmore's very own Emma Bittorf has a chance to represent Canada at the 2022 Special Olympics World Winter Games in Kazan, Russia. She has been selected to the Special Olympics Canada Training Team for figure skating.
McIntyre makes Team Canada Training Squad
McIntyre is one of 108 athletes who have qualified for the Training Squad with the potential to represent Canada at the next Special Olympics World Winter Games.