Julie Prachnau

Special Olympics Team BC 2020: 5-pin Bowling
Julie Prachnau

Special Olympics BC Local:




When and how did you get involved with Special Olympics?

About five years ago.  My mom was looking for something to get me involved in.

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?

My bowling team won a gold medal. I was happy.

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

I feel like I fit in.

What is your goal for these National Games?

To work hard and get first place.

What does competing at National Games mean to you?

I feel like I fit in and I am proud.

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

It's fun.

What is your favourite Special Olympics experience to date?

Going to the Provincial Games was my first time away from home, and my team won a gold medal.

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

There are lots of different sports. It's a lot of fun and you make 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?

I'm friendly and funny.

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