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Do you have a story about a Special Olympics athlete, coach or volunteer you want to share?
Are you a volunteer that would like to share an outstanding moment that you've been a part of?

Share your stories and photo with Kiefer (ksutherland@specialolympics.ab.ca) to be featured on the website, newsletter and social media

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MBB
In 2018 Unified Sports continued to promote inclusion in high schools across the province by offering action-packed sporting events, which concluded...
MC
Special Olympics programs could not exist without the dedication of our volunteers who support our athletes, act as catalysts for inclusion, and raise...
Kat
The Flame of Hope unites communities from around the globe and this year the torch is shining a light on the United Arab Emirates as 100 Law...
JM
“Special Olympics taught me how to make new friends and taught me how to be a champion.” – Team Canada swimmer Jordan MacLeod. Jordan MacLeod is a...
MP
Inspirational. Motivational. Dedicated. All Star Coach. These are just a few of the words that can be used to describe Special Olympics Alberta (SOA)...
Shawn and Brock
A lack of fresh snow in Calgary forced the cancellation of cross country skiing at the 2019 Special Olympics Alberta Winter Games, but now they will...
Peter and Doug
The 2019 Special Olympics Alberta Winter Games are only four days away and Special Olympics Alberta – Vegreville athletes Doug Hopper and Peter...
Tyler Larson
Blink and you will miss him skating by you. Tyler Larson is a 16-year-old speed skater who has been competing with Special Olympics Alberta – Red Deer...
Philip Mullen
From the moment fresh snow hits the ground you can find Philip Mullen grabbing his gear and preparing for a day on the ski hill. The 24-year-old...
Braylon Hyggen
Sometimes all it takes is one event, one moment, to understand the impact you can have by helping others and for Constable Braylon Hyggen, that “a-ha”...