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Chantal Payne racing in Medicine Hat

Achieving excellence in sport is no easy task, but Chantal Payne is the definition of an athlete who continues to push their game to the next…

Team Alberta track athlete, Eli Bernard

Whatever the weather you can always find Eli Bernard enjoying another day playing the sports he loves.

His passion for competition and…

Hala El-Refaei

The school year has begun and as the leaves begin to turn we are gearing up for the return of sports programs.

For 17-year-old Hala El-…

Team Alberta 10-pin bowler, Mark Mengersen

This was no ordinary day for Team Alberta’s Mark Mengersen, as he approached the lane…

Cheyenne Jaque 1

The next five years of Special Olympics is focused on creating global inclusion through inspired action to end discrimination.

One of the…

Kieran Corrigan taking a bite of gold
“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela

Kieran Corrigan is a long-distance runner with…

Team Alberta swimmer, Jodi Tanigami

Through the transformative power of sport, Special Olympics gives individuals with intellectual disabilities the strength, determination and…

Guardian of the Flame, Blaine Stodolka

The fire burned brightly as Blaine Stodolka, a Guardian of the Flame, clutched the Flame of Hope on his journey across PEI to the Opening…

Team Alberta softball player, Tyler Tetlock

The Global Day of Inclusion on July 21 recognized Special Olympics' 50th…