Lindsey Aarstad

Special Olympics Team BC 2020: Snowshoeing
Lindsey Aarstad

Special Olympics BC Local:




When and how did you get involved with Special Olympics?

I got involved in Special Olympics with my dad. 

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

Yes these are my first Special Olympics Canada Winter Games. 

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

I felt good and I thought my performance went well. 

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

I love competing with new people. 

What is your goal for these National Games?

Trying to eat more healthy and lose a little bit of weight. 

What does competing at National Games mean to you?

I will be trying my best.

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

Meeting new friends and competing in races. 

What is your favourite Special Olympics experience to date?

Snowshoeing is fun. 

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

Sports are fun and you get to make new friends in different sports.  

What other Special Olympics sports do you participate in?

Track and field, soccer, basketball, Club Fit, and snowshoeing.  

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

I'm friendly, outgoing, love to meet new people and I'm really helpful.

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

Helpful or outgoing.