Jay Prentice

Special Olympics Team BC 2020: Snowshoeing
Jay Prentice

Special Olympics BC Local:



Port Moody

When and how did you get involved with Special Olympics?

I joined when I was 18, I started with floor hockey. 

Will these be your first Special Olympics Canada Games? If not, which other National Games did you compete in, and in what sports?

I went to St. Albert for speed skating and Vancouver for track. 

What were your results in the 2019 Special Olympics BC Winter Games? How did you feel about your performance?

I did very well and I loved the environment.

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

It's an honour to be selected and I like being part of the team.

What is your goal for these National Games?

I hope to do well enough so that I can possibly go to the World Games.

What does competing at National Games mean to you?

It means that I can excel at anything I put my mind to.

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

I love to run and be outside.

What is your favourite Special Olympics experience to date?

The soccer trip to Whitehorse.

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

It's a fun thing to do and you will meet new friends. 

What other Special Olympics sports do you participate in?

Soccer, basketball, swimming, baseball, track, golf, bocce, and bowling. 

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

I like to talk to people and I have a funny sense of humour. 

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