Austin Weber

Special Olympics Team BC 2020: Snowshoeing
Austin Weber

Special Olympics BC Local:

Williams Lake


Williams Lake

When and how did you get involved with Special Olympics?

6 years ago, I got involved with Special Olympics bowling. 

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?

At Provincial Games I received two gold medals and two bronze medals. I was happy with my performance, but I wished I would have done better in the 200m. 

What does it mean to you to be part of Special Olympics Team BC 2020?

To do my best. I'm happy to be a part of Team BC.

What is your goal for these National Games?

To finish first.

What does competing at National Games mean to you?

Being involved with people.

What do you like most about the sport you will compete in at National Games?

Running in the snow and doing my very best.

What is your favourite Special Olympics experience to date?

Getting first place in the Provincial Games at Sovereign Lake. 

What would you tell someone about Special Olympics to encourage them to get involved?

Well if you're interested, I say do it!

What other Special Olympics sports do you participate in?

5-pin bowling.

Please tell us a little bit more about yourself! What else would you like people to know about you?

I enjoy exercising and I like competing. 

What is one word you would use to describe yourself? :)