Ian Walgren

Special Olympics Team BC 2020: Speed Skating
Ian Walgren

Special Olympics BC Local:




When and how did you get involved with Special Olympics?

I became aware of Special Olympics through [SOBC Sport Consultant] Jacques Thibault. 

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 finished second in the 200m and third in the 500m. 

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

It's super exciting. 

What is your goal for these National Games?

To do my best.

What does competing at National Games mean to you?

It's awesome. 

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

The speed. 

What is your favourite Special Olympics experience to date?

Doing well at the Special Olympics BC Winter Games. 

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

It's a lot of fun. 

What other Special Olympics sports do you participate in?

Nothing yet. 

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

I like to go biking and be with my friends. 

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