Special Olympics BC Local:
When and how did you get involved with Special Olympics?
My teacher Jill Allen started rhythmic gymnastics at Mary Hill Junior School in 1993.
Will these be your first Special Olympics Canada Games? If not, which other National Games did you compete in, and in what sports?
I have been to the National Winter Games Quebec in 2008 and never made it to the World Games, I hope I will this time. I also went to the National Summer Games in Prince Albert for rhythmic gymnastics in 2002.
What were your results in the 2019 Special Olympics BC Winter Games? How did you feel about your performance?
Two gold medals and one bronze medal. I felt pretty good but I want to do better.
What does it mean to you to be part of Special Olympics Team BC 2020?
I am very happy to be part of Team BC and I hope to do well for them.
What is your goal for these National Games?
I will do the very best that I can and hope to make it to the World Games.
What does competing at National Games mean to you?
It means a lot. I really want to have that maple leaf on my back.
What do you like most about the sport you will compete in at National Games?
I get to be outdoors and I can go fast.
What is your favourite Special Olympics experience to date?
I get to do things I like with a lot of my friends.
What would you tell someone about Special Olympics to encourage them to get involved?
It is fun and you get to make a lot of friends.
What other Special Olympics sports do you participate in?
Skiing, rhythmic gym, swimming, bowling, and Learn to Skate.
Please tell us a little bit more about yourself! What else would you like people to know about you?
I like to hang out with my friends. I like climbing the Coquitlam Grind. I enjoy my sports, they keep me fit.
What is one word you would use to describe yourself? :)