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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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BCHS Chargers Unified Bocce team
Four students are set to make history as the first Unified Sports team to represent Alberta at Nationals when they compete at the 2018 Special...
Team Alberta 5-pin bowler, Josh Shyiak
Sherwood Park’s own Josh Shyiak is ready to bowl some strikes at the 2018 Special Olympics Canada Bowling Championships. Focused is a word that...
Team Alberta 10-pin bowler, Lauren Bowyer
The 2018 Special Olympics Canada Bowling Championships take place this week from May 15 – May 19 and Team Alberta’s Lauren Bowyer has been hitting the...
Team Alberta Draft an Athlete 2018
EDMONTON, AB, May 4, 2018- Special Olympics Alberta is connecting athletes and supporters with Draft an Athlete campaign. To celebrate the training...
Unified Bean Bag Toss in Chestermere High School
The Chestermere High School Lakers showed Unified pride on April 12 hosting their first Unified Sports event with a Unified Bean Bag Toss Tournament...
Special Olympics volunteer Ron Schmidt
Of all things, Ron Schmidt realized how special it was to volunteer with Special Olympics Alberta through a dance floor. As Schmidt recalls, he was...
Rianne Ho Special Olympics Alberta volunteer
Rianne Ho started volunteering with the Special Olympics Alberta figure skating program when she was just 13 years old. “It was intimidating at first...
Special Olympics Alberta-West Central Floor Hockey Invitational and Provincial Qualifier
Not one but two separate sports related to Special Olympics descended upon the Spruce Grove Tri Leisure Centre on Saturday, March 24. But despite...
5-Pin Qualifier Edmonton
Edmonton Hosts Over 120 Bowlers at Qualifying Event Since November, athletes across Alberta have been taking part in qualifying events and tournaments...
Team Alberta 2018 logo
Athletics All athletes are training three times a week, with some pushing five times a week. Each athlete has been training and meeting with their...