Special Olympics BC Local:
When and how did you get involved with Special Olympics?
September 2016. My caregiver said I should try it out.
Will these be your first Special Olympics Canada Games? If not, which other National Games did you compete in, and in what sports?
What were your results in the 2019 Special Olympics BC Winter Games? How did you feel about your performance?
I won two gold medals. I felt fabulous.
What does it mean to you to be part of Special Olympics Team BC 2020?
The inclusion and the family atmosphere.
What is your goal for these National Games?
I would love to win another gold medal.
What does competing at National Games mean to you?
It gives me comfort and confidence because I never thought I could get this far.
What do you like most about the sport you will compete in at National Games?
Making new friends.
What is your favourite Special Olympics experience to date?
Winning my first trophy at a tournament in Surrey.
What would you tell someone about Special Olympics to encourage them to get involved?
It's great to relieve stress and a great way to gain new friends.
What other Special Olympics sports do you participate in?
Please tell us a little bit more about yourself! What else would you like people to know about you?
When I first started, I had severe depression and PTSD. Now I am off my medications.
What is one word you would use to describe yourself? :)