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Pat Enns
“A good coach can change a game. A great coach can change a life.” – John Wooden Special Olympics Alberta has been blessed with incredible coaches...
David Nicholson on the podium at Nationals
The Revolution is Inclusion and our athletes are changing the game by putting inequality on the bench. There is only one option moving forward and...
Leonka Kaluha
“I used to have very low self-esteem from being bullied in school and would walk with my head down. I hated myself because I had a disability and...
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 level...
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 commitment to...
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-Refaei it is...
Unified Bocce Festival at WCHS
Special Olympics Unified Sports was introduced in Alberta in partnership with Alberta Schools’ Athletic Association (ASAA) just three years ago, but...
Team Alberta 10-pin bowler, Mark Mengersen
This was no ordinary day for Team Alberta’s Mark Mengersen, as he approached the lane and readied himself to take his shot – a shot at gold. The 2018...
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 keys to...
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 Special Olympics Alberta – Calgary who...